History lecture 6

History lecture 6 - Lecture#6 The Age of Hamilton and...

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Lecture #6: The Age of Hamilton and Jefferson KEY TERMS (11) The Whiskey Rebellion and (12) Alien and Sedition Acts Part I: Washington’s Presidency (1789-1797) Died 1799 A. Views on Political Parties Had a very negative view of political parties. Believed that special interest served themselves, not the nation. Political parties are coercive. B. Setting Precedents Established a cabinet for the president. Created advisory committee to help run country. Being neutral in foreign wars. We were neutral in foreign conflicts until WW1. Set the two term limit. Chose to be referred to as Mr. President. Established speaking to people and congress. Part II: Hamilton vs. Jefferson A. Development of Political Parties No move to create parties due to Washington. After Washington’s death, parties form. B. Hamiltonianism Related to federalists. Primarily represented property interests. Made of wealthier people. In power from 1789-1801 Favored central government Felt president should be most powerful man in country Believed in loose construction of constitution. Wanted to create a bank to loan money.
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