What understanding(s) of the word “politics” are present in this text?
What understanding(s) of the word “politics” are present in this text? This might involve asking: Where does politics take place? In what kinds of
spaces, institutions, or communities? What activities does politics involve? Does politics have an objective? If so, what is it? Who does politics?
What sorts of groups or categories does the text describe? What relationship do they have to one another? What is the text trying to accomplish?
This might involve looking at the setting and method (see reading guide). What parts of the text excite, repulse, or confuse you? What is one question you would bring to class from the text? the link to the text is https://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/fed10.asp