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Jefferson was also a strong advocate of the state

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Jefferson was also a strong advocate of the state government and believed that they should be given powers to address the interests of the people at the grass root levels ( Gutzman 292). Gutzman observes that Jefferson thought of a republican society as one that was highly decentralized. This does not mean he did not acknowledge that the federal government should have all the strength regarding diplomatic and military matters. Conclusion Conclusively, since the debate over the visions of Hamilton and Jefferson were settled after the election of 1800, where Jefferson managed to become the next president of America, this does not mean that Hamilton's ideas were not upheld in America- at least some of them were. Jefferson's victory eradicated the aristocratic model of government and introduced a government system that still exists up to date- one that is based on federal and state governments. It is safe to conclude that Hamilton's vision contributed to America's economic and military supremacy while Jefferson's vision prevented the government from being aristocratic and gave more freedom to the American citizens. In essence, this is the way both of these political figures impacted the American experience.
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8 References Aldrich, John H. "Did Hamilton, Jefferson, and Madison "Cause" the US Government Shutdown? The Institutional Path from the Eighteenth Century Republic to a Twenty-first Century Democracy." Perspectives on Politics 13.1 (2015): 7-23. Bailyn, Bernard. The ideological origins of the American Revolution . Harvard University Press (2017): 109-234. Gilhooley, Simon. "REVIEWS: Hamilton versus Jefferson in the Washington Administration: Completing the Founding or Betraying the Founding?." (2017): 341. Gutzman, Kevin RC. "Jefferson's Body: A Corporeal Biography." The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 125.3 (2017): 292. McAllister, Marvin. "Toward a Perfect Hamilton." Journal of the Early Republic 37.2 (2017): 279-288. Riaz, Ahsan, and Muqarrab Akbar. "Ideologies of Us Political Parties and Their Influence on Domestic Issues of America." Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS) 37.1 (2017): 244. Stephen F. Knott. Washington and Hamilton: The alliance that forged America . Sourcebooks, Inc., 2015: 24-90.
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