AHIS 2-28 - AHIS 2/28/08 QUIZ OMFG TUESDAY Disagreements...

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AHIS 2/28/08 QUIZ OMFG TUESDAY Disagreements - Depth of disagreement extraordinary o Reagan “revolution” of the 1980s: Get government off our backs - Democracy/federalism debate became federalism/states’ rights debate in 1830s - Leads to Civil War o Idea of dual federalism o Sectionalism Alexander Hamilton - 1 st Secretary of Treasury - Believed in one strong national government o No local ties - Reports to Congress o Federal debt at face value o Federal Government assumes state debts Compromise solution: DC o National Bank and National Mint o Government encouragement of industry - To encourage manufacturing and commerce o Make America more like Europe o Tariffs to aid new industries o Internal improvements Canals Roads Harbors Major controversy - By 1790s: Debt repaid, credit established, country begins to prosper. - Financial stability o Establishment of Credit o National currency - Concept: federal government should be supreme in commerce - Makes Hamilton enemies o Emergence of first political parties
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course AHIS 100 taught by Professor Wittern during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.

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AHIS 2-28 - AHIS 2/28/08 QUIZ OMFG TUESDAY Disagreements...

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