Hamilton vs Jefferson 2
Updated: 2/12/2020
Hamilton vs Jefferson 2
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  • Hamilton VS Jefferson
  • Moving the Capital
  • We need to change the location of the capital
  • It gives them to much influence over national policy
  • Moving the Capital
  • Lets make a deal!
  • Hamilton-Strong central government
  • I will give them to much power
  • Southern officials wanted to change the location of the nation's capital. Most southerners thought that having the capital in New York gave the northern states too much influence over national policy.
  • Jefferson-favored farming
  • That's ridiculous
  • They should all rule the country
  • Hamilton, Jefferson, and Madison met in June 1790. Hamilton promised to convinced northern members of Congress to move the capital. Jefferson and Madison then agreed to gather support the South for Hamilton's debt. The plan worked
  • National bank
  • bank
  • Hamilton believed in a strong federal government. It balanced power between the mass of people and wealthier citizens.
  • BUT BUT....
  • Jefferson disagreed strongly with Hamilton's views of the average citizen's ability to make decisions for the country. Jefferson believed that it was the right of the people to rule the country.
  • Hamilton wanted to start a national bank where the government could safely deposit there money. The bank would also make loans to the government. He also thought they should make a national mint to make coins
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