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Hamilton drafted a proposal for a new national government that would centralize power  but still allow states to retain many of their rights and individuality. Hamilton devised his  plan so that the new government would combine the best aspects of different  governmental systems throughout the world. He strongly believed that the best form of  government was the British system, which consisted of a strong monarch, an assembly  of aristocrats called the House of Lords, and another assembly of commoners called the  House of Commons. This system permitted the people to participate in government via  representation in Parliament, but fostered national unity and centralized power under the  king or queen. Hamilton's plan for a new United States government reflected this  preference for the British system. Hamilton believed that the new American government should be divided into three 
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