Differences Between Jefferson And Hamilton

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In this Crash Course in U.S. History episode, John Green talks about America's early politics and the conflicting visions of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. Hamilton wanted a strong, trade-focused America, while Jefferson favoured an agrarian nation with democracy. Their differences led to two political parties—the Federalists and the Republicans. Hamilton's Vision: He wanted a powerful government supporting trade and manufacturing, allied with Britain. Jefferson's Vision: He preferred a farming-based America, distrusted concentrated power, and admired France. Political Parties: Federalists supported Hamilton's ideas, and Republicans favoured Jefferson's vision. Hamilton's Five-Point Plan aimed to strengthen the nation's economy
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