Alexander Hamilton was a founding father and a framer of the constitution. He was the first secretary of the treasure in George Washington 's cabinet. Alexander Hamilton was a key player in persuading the New york government at the new York ratifying convention which got the constitution signed. Alexander Hamilton created our currency and the first national bank, but the creation of his political party can be known as the reason for the major divide between Americans today. The assassination of Alexander Hamilton was unjust because he was a key in player in ratifying the constitution and created the currency and the first national bank, but people believe that the creation of his political party created a great divide between Americans.
Bringing forth the twenty seven amendments protecting our rights against any possible corruption in the government. The British had abused it 's power and had put the US citizens. Therefore causing the proposition of the Declaration. For example, The King had been depriving the people of a fair trial by jury. “For depriving us, in many cases of the benefits of trial by jury”(Declaration) Continuing on, He forced them to provide housing for the soldiers he sent over to America.
It was during his role as Prime Minister that he planned and organized the British Army against France which led him win the French and Indian War and also defeated the french in the European Continent. Pitt agreed and sympathized with the Americans, specially in their opposition of the Stamp Act. His oppositions and criticism against the government of King George II and their laws in America, forced him to resign. I wonder what would have happened if he wouldn’t complain as much and would stayed longer as Primer of Minister, may be he would have helped and agreed in the American War of Independence, probably many lives have been
Citizens have a say but at the same time uneducated people are not able to solely choose the next president of the United States. As Alexander Hamilton, an american statesmen and one of the founding fathers, said, “It was equally desirable, that the immediate election should be made by men most capable of analyzing the qualities adapted to the station” (document 1). Alexander Hamilton is saying smart, educated men should be the ones deciding who should become the next president. The United States has had the same system that has worked flawlessly, there is no reason to change a system that is still working
This is one of the main rules and actions that we can look to that truly cuts out an idea of not only of what the Founding Fathers wanted balance of power to look like but also federalism in general. The Tenth Amendment has helped check the federal government over the years and has ensured the power of the states and of people maintaining a middle ground. An example of the Tenth Amendment truly effecting the government and the states after the making of the Constitution would be one that we talked about in class, being the making of the national bank. We discussed how during the making of the bank many people questioned if the national government was allowed to do this because it was not a specifically awarded power listed in the Constitution. Obviously, it ended up being allowed, but the Tenth Amendment played a major rule as to the discussion that took place amongst those in power when deciding
Oliphant 's Opaque Opinion Before Franklin Roosevelt 's New Deal, court justices referenced the Constitution in order to ensure economic liberty and prevention of encroachment upon private property. This conservative court was quick to strike down many of the New Deal initiatives, until there was a power shift on the bench in 1937. This historical context goes to show how a simple change in partisan power within the legal system has the potential to dramatically recalibrate the U.S. Supreme Court. In fact, just one justice has the capacity to have a strong influence within the courtroom.
Judging from what I have read and seen off the videos shown to us for each philosopher, I believe that the biggest influence on the U.S constitution would have to be John Locke. He focused on the issues that to this day we are still concerned over which are; who should rule over us, how we should educate our children and what to do with those that have different religions from us. As mentioned, Locke had argued against Thomas Hobbes social contract so that people can have the right to over throw the ruler if the ruler acted like a tyrant. This became a big influence on the democratic revolution because to this day as we know it we still have a say in which ruler (president and government) we want to expel from giving us orders so long as we
Before writing Common Sense a lot of the political theories created by other philosophers were implemented within the pamphlet and also argued. For example, Montesquieu developed the theory of the separation of powers, a theory written within the constitution and adopted by many other nations. We are also given Paine’s perspectives on certain issues like the implementation of a constitutional monarchy, which was formulated by John Locke, in which Paine argued on what’s the point of having a monarch where certain limits could be avoided due to the monarch’s influence. That is why the English constitution involves a house of commons who are appointed by the king, known to be wiser helps keeps the king’s power in check, but lacks the power to create or pass laws which contradicts Montesquieu theory. By following this, Paine states “that the king is not to be trusted without being looked after; or in other words, that a thirst for absolute power is the natural disease of monarchy.”
To begin with, Paine saw the need for a new and stable kind of government that promotes, represents, and unites American people. According to Paine it is mainly because of the people 's constitution that the British government is considered to be less oppressive compared to other European governments. Therefore, it is very important to recognize and consider the difference between society and government, especially monarchial, and their impacts on their communities. Paine argues that society affects people positively by uniting them and promoting their wellbeing. On the other hand, government by a king is rooted in an evil origin, and history has shown that it 's hereditary succession leads to foolish, wicked, and improper leaders,
In an article by Procon.org, it states “The Founding Fathers enshrined the Electoral College in the US Constitution because they thought it was the best method to choose the president” (The Electoral College: Top 3 Pros and Cons). This is important because the Founding Fathers created the Constitution to establish the rules of the nation, basically to keep the peace. They figured that if they set rules and precedents in place, there would be tranquility. Without the government, there would not be life, liberty, and property. It was not easy for George Washington and the others to establish this new rule.
They had pushed this idea greatly in the Declaration of Independence. The leaders structured the Articles of Confederation to only have a legislative branch giving each of the
Noah Stevens Professor James Maggio POS 1041 30 September 2016 Over three-hundred years ago The United States had to quickly make a constitution, and decided upon the Articles of Confederation. The United States started out like an experiment for the World. This experiment was what our Government will become, there was not a defined path on what our future will behold. The path to present day for The United States was a rough one, but the experiment turned out to be a success in the end.
Throughout history , presidents have taken different steps in abusing the executive orders and other presidential directives. Many citizens expressed different views over the executive abuse and benefits the presidents have. The increased use of executive legislation in the absence of challenges from Congress has expanded the power, boundaries, and pose a serious threat to the democracy.
The politics of the newly independent country were shaped by the founding fathers’ past experiences with the British monarchy and parliament. They had to remember why the country left England originally and establish a government that avoided the mistakes Parliament made. James Madison warned in The Federalist that government had to monitor and control itself to control the citizens (Doc I). To do this, a bicameral legislature and three branches of government were created to balance the political power; to avoid one branch from gaining too much power the branches were able to check each other. In addition to the formation of the government, laws were passed to protect the colonists’ rights.