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Searching For Stability 6. What were the main disagreements of the founding fathers of how the new nation should be run? There were many disagreements between the founding fathers. Initially, Hamilton urged his fellow citizens to think in terms of commercial development that would reduce the nation’s reliance on foreign trade. He wanted to see America being pure. Also, he was concerned about the peoples’ role in public policy. He argued the doctrine of implied powers and proved that the federal government could have law and order. Jefferson on
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Unformatted text preview: the other hand disagreed with everything Hamilton wanted. Jefferson assumed that the strength of the American economy lay in its agricultural productivity. Additionally, he had faith in the American people’s ability to shape policy. Jefferson felt the greatest threat to the young republic came from the corrupt activities of the pseudo-aristocrats while Hamilton felt the greatest threat was anarchy. Jefferson and Madison wanted to move the capital, and in return Hamilton received a currency assumption....
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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