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Jeffersonian Republicans vs. Hamiltonian Federalists

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Mark Mierloi

on 1 November 2012

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Jeffersonian Republicans vs. Hamiltonian Federalists Views on the constitution: - Believed in strict and exact interpretation of the original
Constitution -Jefferson was known as a strict Constitutionalist Fundamental beliefs on the nature of human beings - Trusted the common people -Believes informed citizens could make good decisions for the country - Believed in God-given liberties, and fears strong federal Government will restrict those natural rights -Strongly supports the hard-working farmers and believes in agricultural education for people Thoughts about the economy: - Believed strongly in agriculture being the base of our nations
income - Believed in independence of small businesses (little Government
regulation) - Did not want any Government control over enterprise or markets What were Jefferson's thoughts on foreign policy? Jefferson was sometimes called an isolationist. -He believed in a policy of less involvement with other countries. -Jefferson was for commerce and trade between nations,
but was not for alliances. "Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto." --Thomas Jefferson, 1799 - Believed the "wealthy" were dangerous in Government, that they could make selfish decisions. - Against a national bank or any other strong financial institutions Jefferson's Beliefs on the U.S. Government: - Strongly against any form of Monarchial Government - The federal government should be very limited and the state governments should be stronger (more personable, local) - Believed that a limited government would be more fit to rule and protect the liberties of it's people. - Devoted to Republicanism! Trusted the
common people to rightly "govern" through
the democracy Drewby The jeffersonians (Republicans) - Followed the main beliefs of Jefferson - favored local control, and limited national - State's rights - Anti- war - Small businesses and less government regulation in economy - Trust the common people Thomas Jefferson - Secretary of State under George Washington (1743-1826) - Leader of the Jeffersonian Party & Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson & the Jeffersonian Republicans VS. Alexander Hamilton + the Hamiltonian Federalists by Drewby Almonte & Mart Merloi Work Cited: -http://eyler.freeservers.com/JeffPers/jefpco30.htm -http://faculty.polytechnic.org/gfeldmeth/chart.feddr.pdf -http://www.fresno.k12.ca.us/divdept/sscience/PreAP_Hamilton-Jeff/Hamilton-JeffTchartComplete.pdf -http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/parrington/vol2/bk01_01_ch02.html (Thomas Jefferson) -http://guides.lib.virginia.edu/TJ -Momma Capy's Notes -Lawyer -3rd President of the USA -Strong supporter of natural liberties -Passionate for education, music, and nature & Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton January 11, 1755-July 12, 1804 Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington Soldier and political philosopher Led the Annapolis Convention He was a nationalist who emphasized a strong national government Resigned from office in 1795 and returned to NY Burr challenged Hamilton to a duel and mortally wounded him, so he died within days Work Cited: ushistory.org Alexander saw a really strong central government and wanted to ratify the Constitution. xroads.virginia.edu The period of 1777-1778, however, pivotal to the success of the Continental Army, and ultimately that of the Continental Congress, also was important for Hamilton, for during this time, he rapidly proved his worth on a national basis.

"We shall I hope have twice the enemy's numbers. I would not only fight them, but I would attack them; for I hold it an established maxim, that there is three to one in favour of the party attacking..."- Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton strongly supported the British and wanted America to keep a strong alliance with them
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