Unformatted text preview: The new government was a government that had to act and control without coercion The elites were trying to consolidate their power Virtue must replace the old external constraints of the old church and state II. Reality of America’s First Two Party System Republicans (Jeffersonians) vs. Federalists (Hamiltonians) III. Jefferson the Idealist Yeoman farmers IV. Jefferson the Pragmatist Compromise...
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- Spring '07
- Government, real family relationship, old external constraints