Differences Between Jefferson And Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were complete opposites on the political spectrum, it only makes sense that the two were constantly at odds. Jefferson opposed nearly every viewpoint that Hamilton had. Whether it was on economics, how people who were delegated, foreign policy, and their parties themselves they were contrary to each other. Jefferson, “Distrusted special privilege” (Jefferson), on the other hand Hamilton, “Thought that the rich, educated and wellborn were the people who should rule” (Hamilton). Jefferson believed that no one should more power than anyone else based on class, Hamilton wanted the upperclass to run the government. This idea, among others only deepened the divide between the two and their parties. Jefferson
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