The American nation as forewarned by President Washington was not destined to have two fraction but with the two paths coming about it was inevitable and their came Alexander’s Hamilton who represented the Federalists and Thomas Jefferson leading the Democratic-republicans. The Federalists were mostly bankers, merchants, manufacturers, and bankers; they were well educated and were from the New England and part of the coast. The republican were uneducated and mostly shopkeepers, artisan, backcountry farmers from the interior regions. The federalist wanted a strong central government that would control faction; this group thought of the public as ignorant and incapable of governing themselves.
This semester was very insightful. American History is essential to society and the path she is going. The importance of history is revealed in our Hollitz: Thinking through the Past. It portrayed just how important our founding fathers described their journey. The Declaration of Independence paved the way to freedom.
The American political culture includes diverse themes that bond the citizens of the United States. However, the themes of the American government can simultaneously contrast one another. For instance, the ideas of liberty and populism can function in harmony under certain circumstances, yet the two ideas can conflict with one another in further situations. Liberty, the state of being free, is often associated with independence; this important concept is also associated with the first amendment and freedom that the country honors tremendously, and countless foreigners strive to achieve it. On the other hand, populism, the belief that the majority of the people should control the government rather than a small group, can be associated with the mob rule, yet populism is meant for the people having the freedom of participating and influencing the government.
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson ________________________________________________________________ There were two men who wanted to be the second president of the untied state. They where John Adams and Thomas Jefferson and they fought to be the next president. They didn’t always fight they where friends, but since they couldn’t agree on how to run the country should be run, they had to fight for it. John won first, but then Thomas became president and they both made the people happy and free.
Thomas Jefferson was first term as president was full of successes and failures. Thomas always promised the country a wise and frugal government. Thomas said that he was against “entangling alliances”. Thomas did not try to tear down was Alexander Hamilton had erected. Thomas had no interest in surrounding himself with pomp.
Throughout history, stories have been shared and told about great philosophers, Enlightenment thinkers, and other historians. Among the many thinkers is a historian named, Thomas Jefferson. Through his influences and thoughts on the enlightenment period, and his government effect, he has arisen from his odd background, from a farmer, to a great historian.
• What does liberty and independence mean to Paine? Does he imply that limits exist to liberty? What about Adams? Paine - liberty and independence is the complete and utter freedom of mankind from tyranny.
Without a doubt Thomas Jefferson’s explanation of how to break the law was a very insightful intake on how to properly break the law when the opportunity presents itself. When injustice is present it's the duty of man to stand up for their beliefs and fight for their rights. In order to combat the injustice of the British, Jefferson provided a list of grievances to the American citizens and told Americans that, it was their duty to break the law after asking for a peaceful compromise from the British. Jefferson specifically wrote, “When in course of human events , it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of Earth , the separate and equal station
There are three things Alexander hates more than anything else in the world. 1. Thomas Jefferson being in debate club 2. The fact that Thomas Jefferson is undeniably handsome 3. And himself for not being able to put a filter on his mouth.
The Ninth Amendment states, "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people". This was meant to stop the government from being able to increase their power, and it was put in as a precautionary measure. When James Madison introduced this amendment, The Anti-Federalist's supported it because they feared having a strong government. The Anti-Federalist's were the ones whom of which demanded a Bill of Rights. They wanted to ensure that the government wouldn’t be another tyrannical one.