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  • Jefferson Vs Hamilton Vs. Hamilton

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    Jefferson vs. Hamilton Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton lived in a time where things in the United States were not extremely stable, and the Declaration of Independence was yet to be set in stone. Jefferson and Hamilton had two separate and different lifestyles and views of the government. Jefferson was born approximately 12 years earlier than Hamilton, on April 13, 1743 in the English Colony of Virginia. Since his father was wealthy, Jefferson received the best education possible and had

  • Hamilton Vs Jefferson Essay

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    Alexander Hamilton vs Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton are two very different, yet similar, people. Jefferson grew up in Virginia to a well respected family, while Hamilton was born in the Caribbean Island of St. Croix, but moved to America when he at age thirteen to get a better education. They were both prodigies in writing, Hamilton wrote about a hurricane around eleven, amazing many people, and Jefferson was able to write eloquence with his pen, all throughout his life

  • Hamilton Vs Jefferson

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    Hamilton envisaged America as an industrialized powerhouse, while Jefferson imagined a pastoral setting for America’s future. These dissimilar economic orders came to characterize the North and the South. However, the Northern and Southern economies, existed largely independent of one another despite their superficial connection under the Union flag. The South made its profits from exports while the North relied on manufacturing to prosper. As a result, both regions developed individualized pecuniary

  • Jefferson VS. Hamilton DBQ Essay

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    Jeff Hom 4/5/14 Pd.1 Hamilton Vs. Jefferson DBQ In the history of America, Thomas Jefferson, the Secretary of State, and Hamilton, the Secretary of the Treasury, were two of the greatest leaders of our country. Although they both lead the country, that's where the similarities end as they had opposing views on everything. Jefferson was a republican while Hamilton was a federalist. Jefferson had been opposed to all of Hamilton's ideas, such as his financial plan, his interpretation

  • Alexander Hamilton Vs. Thomas Jefferson

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    Hamilton vs. Jefferson During the Revolutionary- Federalist Era, politics, parties, programs, policies, and people made an enormous difference in how the new nation should be structured and run. During this era, two men in particular championed politics and their respective parties. These two men were Alexander Hamilton, a Federalist, and Thomas Jefferson, a Democratic-Republican. Both Hamilton and Jefferson were successful college educated intellectuals and politicians who made significant contributions

  • Alexander Hamilton Vs. Thomas Jefferson

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    Selina Lewis October 17, 2014 Government Ms. Bishop Alexander Hamilton vs. Thomas Jefferson During the ratification of the Constitution of 1787, the Federalist and Anti-federalist views created tensions and barriers between the two. Federalists, who supported the making of a new document, the Constitution, differed from Anti-federalists who believed that “the new system threatened liberties and failed to protect individual rights.” Anti-federalist, such as Patrick Henry, James Winthrop and Samuel

  • Hamilton Vs Thomas Jefferson

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    The Federalists were wealthier and carried more prestige. The Republicans were more diverse. In 1791, Hamilton and Jefferson were the ones trying to get people to vote for them to become President of the United States. In this particular election Hamilton believed that the federal government should be stronger and Jefferson argued that there was too much power in the federal government. Jefferson believed in protecting the people. By protecting their natural rights to life, liberty and property.

  • Thomas Jefferson Vs Hamilton

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    their own opinion about it. The Federalists who were James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay just to name a few has a loose interpretation of the Constitution. On the other hand, the Republicans which was lead by Thomas Jefferson had a very strict interpretation of the Constitution. Both parties had a different view which will cause controversy later on. The Federalist who was mainly lead by Alexander Hamilton, who had the position of a treasure when George Washington was president, wanted

  • Alexander Hamilton Vs. Thomas Jefferson

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    views and contrasting ideologies have always existed throughout the history of United States politics. Alexander Hamilton, who led Federalist Party, believed that a powerful central government was necessary while Thomas Jefferson, who led the Jeffersonian Republican Party, favored an agrarian nation with most of the power left to the states. Although Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were similar in that they both harbored good intentions and tried to keep the best interests in mind for the future

  • Hamilton Vs Thomas Jefferson Essay

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    Jefferson and Madison were two of the Founding Fathers of America. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, and James Madison wrote many important parts of the Constitution; these two people helped contribute to what America is today. The Constitution established America’s government, laws, and guaranteed citizens basic rights. One of the most debated issues over the Constitution is how strictly or loosely the Constitution should be `interpreted. Although Thomas Jefferson and James