Hamilton was beginning

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Hamilton was beginning, however, to grow weary of his duties as Secretary of the  Treasury, and could no longer afford to remain at his government post, which only  provided a small salary. By 1793, Hamilton was also beginning to face growing  opposition from the Anti-Federalists in Congress. Representative William Giles from  Virginia, an ardent supporter of state's rights and a friend of both Jefferson and  Madison, attacked Hamilton for misconduct. Giles charged that Hamilton had kept poor  track of government finances and had disregarded several congressional orders. The  charges proved to be unfounded, but Hamilton was discouraged by Giles's attack.  Between the charges and his financial troubles, Hamilton resigned his post in 1794. Before Hamilton resigned, however, the entire Washington Administration was forced to  deal with a dire situation in western Pennsylvania. Farmers west of the capitol in 
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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