Essay about Alexander Hamilton vs. Thomas Jefferson

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Shortly after the revolution, many drastic changes occures in the United States. The political asepct of this perios of social adolescence was most spetacular. Alexander Hamiltons,and Thomas Jeffersons contrasting political philosophies had one one thing in common; they both created a strong government and society in the new American republic. Throughout his life Hamilton was shaped into a loyal patriot, but he regarded people with an attitude. Jefferson was also a patriot, but he saw people at there best at all times. As the United States was jsut beginning, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson Had 2 very differnt visions for their contry. During 1607 to 1865, it was the philosophy of Jefferson that predominated. Hamilton favored a …show more content…
Greatly distressed by the emergence of the Hamilton- Jefferson rivalry, Washington worked to maintain neutrality but accutally sympathized more with Hamilton, who had is own ideas in mind, for the country.
Alexander Hamilton was one of the most influential of the United States' founding fathers. As the first secretary of the treasury he placed the new nation on a firm financial footing, and although his supporting of strong national government brought him onto bitter conflict with Thomas Jefferson and others, his politcal philosphy was ultimatly to prevail in governmental development. He proposed to pay the nations debt in full and also to assume the unpaid debts of the varios states. with the nations economy sustain and interested toward commerce, Hamilton proposed that a national bank be established to help the federal government manage the nations trade and finance. these proposals were accepted by congress and the back of the united states was charted in 1791. hamiltons plans were so comprehensive and so brilliantly useful to commerical expansion that he aroused the oppostion of Jefferson Hamilton, with Washington's continuing support, organized a congressional majority for this policies. Jefferson opposed Hamiltons plans for the country. Jefferson feared that sucha bank would encourage financial speculation and hurt farming interests. He quotes "never spend

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