I'm Alexander Hamilton the Secretary of the Treasury and I have a great plan!
Alexander Hamilton's Financial Plan
I have a plan on how to raise revenue for the country. We can pay our debts and protect our products
I think it is a wonderfujl plan, go for it.
He was the only president to be unanimously elected. He set the precedents for other presidents.
Birth of Political Parties
We fought for independence against tyranny! Now you want to do what King George did! Your ideas are too liberal!
His cabinet members were: Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Henry Knox and Edmund Randolph. They were his advisors.
Highlights of Washington's administration
Defined the Central Government Economy is stable Rise of Political Parties Start of the Political Parties Whiskey Rebellion Proclamation of Neutrality Pinckney's Treaty with Spain
Alexander Hamilton came up with a financial plan
Washington's Farewell Address
Jefferson and Alexander were on opposites sides. They did not agree on many things. Democracy was one of them. Hamilton believed democracy was a poison as opposed to T. J. who that all free and property owners should have a say in government.
You need to accept that a government does not run on air. We need to charge taxes, otherwise we will never pay our debts.
Settle down gentlemen!
Washington set the precedents for other presidents to follow. Washington put down the Whiskey Rebellion, before it escalated to a bigger thing. The violence of the French Revolution led Washington to issue the Proclamation of Neutrality.
In his Farewell Address, Washington advices the nation against political parties, foreign policies, incurring debts, and to address the importance of the North and South's relationships as well maintaining moral virtue.