10.17 The Jeffersonian Era

10.17 The Jeffersonian Era - Wednesday, October 17th, 2007...

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Wednesday, October 17 th , 2007 The Jeffersonian Era Alexander Hamilton’s plans for the country were strictly manufactural o Tax on foreign imports, which became very costly to the nation o Stressed American manufacturing o Big powerful federal government based on manufacturing o Had a loose (broad) interpretation of the constitution Believed that the constitution should be flexible Cited the Tenth Amendment Necessary and Proper Clause to justify establishment of  BUS It was okay as long as the Constitution said that Congress CANT do something Won this argument of the BUS with President Washington Jefferson had a more rural ideal o Lasted long after he was gone o Emphasized that farmers were the chosen ones from God Is independent of markets, merchants, and landlords Calls no one master and is master to no one else Not too poor, and not too rich
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