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Teaching Hamilton v. Jefferson: Conflicting visions for the new nation

Hamilton v. Jefferson: Conflicting visions for the new nation

The Revolutionary War was over. The Founding Fathers had written and ratified a new constitution. George Washington became president with tremendous popularity. Yet there was still intense debate over the future of the young United States. In the first few decades of the United States government, a great battle took place. Leaders like Hamilton and Jefferson debated over the vision for the new nation. Should it have a strong central government that supported industry? Or should it keep government small in favor of personal liberty and a farming economy? The first political parties in the US were forming, as different people were attracted to different visions for the country. Pre

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What was the main issue that Hamilton and Jefferson disagreed over?
RH.2 - Main Ideas


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