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Chapter 7 Part 1 - Chapter 7 1. Explain George Washington's...

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Chapter 7 1. Explain George Washington's first priority as president. -Washington knew that if he did not convincingly demonstrate the existence of a strong republic, people who championed the sovereignty of the individual states would attempt to weaken federal authority before it was ever properly established. 2. Identify several policies of the Federalist political party and some leading Federalists. -As head of the Treasury Department, Hamilton urged his fellow citizens to think in terms of bold commercial development, of farms and factories embedded within a complex financial network that would reduce the nation’s reliance on foreign trade. Hamilton also voiced concerns about the role of the people in shaping public policy. His view of human nature caused him to fear democratic excess. He assumed the gravest threat to political stability was anarchy rather than monarchy. If the wealthiest people could be persuaded their economic self-interest could be advanced by the central government, then they
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