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Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury under President George Washington. In the Revolutionary War he fought alongside General Washington and served as his confidential aide. As the leader of the Federalist Party, he worked to create a strong central government for the new United States. He died in a duel with Aaron Burr.
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Founding fathers Basically, the Founding Fathers wanted a new constitution because the government under the Articles of Confederation proved to be unstable and inefficient. The document provided very little structure in terms of a federal government. Each state used their own currency and the…
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David Barton of www.wallbuilders.com will have that answer. I have heard him give the number on radio interviews.>The following website says it was 27-- but I think it is more. Check with David Barton's site above. Good luck!http://www.cwfa.org/familyvoice/2001-11/20-24.asp
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No. They were all very religious men, although in different ways. Some of them came from states with established religions and thought that was a proper way for a state to be run, but would have wanted the federal government out of the matter. They all saw religion as the source of righteousness and…
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Over time it had become obvious that the Articles of Confederation were not providing good government. The United States could not enforce its laws or resolve disputes between the states. This was having a very detreimental effect on the economy. Shays' rebellion really shook people up. It had been …
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Hamilton based the Constitution on nothin because he didnt write it. James Maddison worte it and he based it on what Montesquie said about the separation of powers to keep the gov. in control.He did write part of it, because he was there at the Convention. He based a lot of his ideas on government f…
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Alexander Hamilton's, James Madison's, and John Jay's essays differ because each one of them focuses on a different part of the government for instance Hamilton talks about unions, Madison talks about the separation of government between the states, and Jay talks about the dangers of foreign forces.
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Alexander Hamilton married Elizabeth Schuyler in December of 1780. Elizabeth was the daughter of General Philip Schuyler and a member of one of the wealthiest families in New York. Not much is known about Elizabeth because she burned all of her correspondence to Hamilton after his death. She was bor…
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Hamilton advocated a loose interpretation of the Constitution and by doing so strengthened the U.S. economy as the first Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated a strong federal government, a national bank, a reduction in the public debt, and the building of a navy.Favored strong national governme…
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The original constitution, the Articles of Confederation, was extremely weak. Its only success was in establishing laws for new territories. It did not provide guidelines to how to pay off war debts, how to pay Revolutionary soldiers, collect taxes, or how to protect the U.S. from other countries. T…
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- Not at All No, he did not. In Henry Mark Holzer's book, "Sweet Land of Liberty", he outlines the reason. The reason is that he believed that the enumeration of rights would exclude others not mentioned, subjecting the unwritten rights to government predation - James Madison believed otherwise, an…
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Answer Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington and as such he attempted to put into place several measures that were designed to establish a healthy and productive relationship between American business and the American government. He advocated the estab…
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Answer This is a long answer, but in simple terms, Alexander Hamilton was the First Secretary of the Treasury. He established a Federal Bank, created a system by which the national debt could be paid, and established a national credit that allowed for America to evolve into one of the greatest ec…
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Alexander Hamilton was George Washington's Secretary of the Treasury. He was a Federalist, meaning he believed in a strong central government, unlike the Democratic-Republicans (aka Jeffersonians). His picture is on the ten dollar bill. Alexander Hamilton was known for disagreeing with George Washi…
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The first major political issue faced by the US government after the ratification of the Constitution concerned the proposal of Alexander Hamilton to establish a National Bank. He believed it was vital for the country to start its life with a vibrant upper class, and the National Bank, he believed, …
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Answer GREAT QUESTION!!!! And he WAS A VISIONARY PROPHET!!! Wasn't he amazing!!!? Alas, he is not recognized as the visionary profit that he was because of his powerful and dubious enemies. Jefferson, Adams, Madison, and Burr were all political enemies of Alexander Hamilton, they also came from p…
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He thought better of the slaves and felt that they could live better lives with the help of education and help from others.
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The Whiskey Rebellion was a citizen revolt against a 1791 tax on whiskey. The reaction to the 1794 uprising in Pennsylvania demonstrated the determination of the US to enforce Federal laws. The militias of several states, under the personal command of President George Washington, were used to end th…
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The Founders thought that the common good was more important than the individual rights because for example: If there were a bunch of people in the movie theater, and one person randomly yelled, "FIRE!," that would be for the individual rights, not the common good. Because what if somebody who heard…
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He Was The First Secretary Of The Treasury
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Alexander Hamilton was a believer in a strong military equaling a strong country. He believed that America, a country born through a war, would grow strong and stable as long as it had a strong military.
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Alexander was born on July 17, 1945.
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He was a delegate to the first continental congress. He defended the British soldiers at the Boston Massacre because he believed in a fair trial.He signed the Declaration of Independence.He was a great ambassador to Great Britain. In the Treaty of Paris, he managed to get everything that benefited t…
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A main one would be strict construction versus loose construction, but they disagreed on pretty much everything.
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He's one of the United States' most underrated founders... he was a financial genius, founded our nation's treasury department, and contributed to the war effort under Washington.
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Separation of powers, therefore, refers to the division of government responsibilities into distinct branches to limit any one branch from exercising the core functions of another. The intent is to prevent the concentration of power and provide for checks and balances.
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to pay for debt that the US was in
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It would make a considerable amount of profit to get rid of some of the national debt.
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According to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing it cost 6.2 cent per bill no matter the denomination. ACCORDING TO THE RESEARCH AND INVESTIGATION THAT I PUT FORTH 8 HOURS OF MY TIME TO LOOK UP...FOR A TWENTY DOLLAR BILL BECAUSE ALL THE FINE DETAIL AND PRINTING IT COST ABOUT 32 DOLLARS TO PRODUCE …
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Hamilton's bank of the united states
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Sh. Ravana wasnt burnt like the ritual.. as soon as he was shot by Shri Ram, Sh. Ravana was asked by Shri Ram that why did he do all the bad stuff and he told that that's just because he wanted to die by Lords's hands so as to get Mukti (peace).. as soon as he died, his soul was transeffered to the …
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Slavery is wrong, just wrong. Imagine if you were a slave and you woke up every morning just to know that you were going to be ordered around and beaten. Slaves are just normal people who haven't been given a chance at life. They've had everything taken away from them, including their families and f…
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The Constitution has been changed (amended) 27 timeswell dear children i know one "The United States Has Had Two Constitutions." have fun 19 left to go! muahahahaha
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Yes, because he always wanted a good government and he voted for the strong cities, like New York.
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He is from the Caribbean in Nevis and St. Croix
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Answer He invented the telephone and made a better life for us was a famous scientist was a good educator or a teacher ㅡㅡ
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A system that allows each branch of government to amend or veto acts of another branch so as to prevent any one branch from exerting too much power.
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He was never secretary of state. He was the secretary of treasury under Washington.
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During the initial stages of the Constitution, John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison were all considered Federalists. Together, the three wrote the Federalist papers, a collection of articles and writings pushing for a more Federalist government, and for the ratification of the Constituti…
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He was not a US Native born person. He was born in Barbados. HOWEVER, he was a citizen of the US at the time of the adoption of the constitution which made him eligible! More Information Contrary to popular belief, Hamilton's birth on the Isle of Nevis in the West Indies would not have prevente…
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His political opponent Aaron Burr in a duel.
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Alexander Hamilton was never a US president..
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The Separation of Powers was an idea that came from John Locke, which the U.S. Government is based off of. It includes three branches of government the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative Branch. The idea of Separation of Powers is to prevent any government from abusing people rights.
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most likely this originated fro the law of the colonial masters the British. this is evident fro the fact that most of the governmental system is from them. such things as members of parliament and many others.
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are you in Dr. Ladds class??? there is nothing on the net about benign capitalism but this. is it just a term she made up?? I'm in Dr. Ladds class. I didn't really find anything on benign capitalism either. You might have better luck searching liberal capitalism, or just Alexander Hamilton and capi…
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Hamilton was fatally shot by Aaron Burr in a duel. Contrary to popular belief Burr challenged Hamilton to a duel, not the other way around. Burr thought Hamilton to be the sole detriment to his public career. Without Hamilton, he reasoned, he could achieve greatness. On July 11, 1804, he shot Hami…
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On March 21st 1861, Alexander Stephens gave a speech on why the Confederacy wanted to seceed. These were his exact words. "The prevailing ideas entertained by Thomas Jefferson and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution were that the enslavement of th…
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Yes. Alexander Hamilton died on July 12, 1804, from injuries resulting from a duel with Vice-President Aaron Burr the previous day. Hamilton fired first, allegedly into the air. Burr took aim at Hamilton and hit him in the abdomen just above his right hip. The bullet apparently ricocheted off Hamilt…
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Yes - he died thirty one hours after a gunshot wound to the stomach , received in a duel with vice-president Aaron Burr. Hamilton shot to miss but Burr shot to kill.
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At one time Knotts berry farm in brea California had his story in there boxing hall of fame but they have since sold it. sorry that is all I got
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Alexander Hamilton represented the state of New York during the period of time that he attended the Constitutional Convention.
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Answer PBS.org, search Alexander Hamilton, click on the first result. This should be the site that corresponds to a documentary on Hamilton's life. You will find a very lengthy but excellent timeline there.
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Alexander hamilon was born January,2 1755
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when was Alexander was born and why he was famous
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As a way to help pay of America's debt~Improved Answer;; Well Hamilton needed to come up with a way to pay of for the dept America was facing at the time... Also it was somthing George Washington asked him to do; Hopee I could help ~~Kandee Conelly.
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Separation of power is better; although fusion of power probably runs more smoothly. When power is separated it is much harder for one branch to get too powerful.
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Andrew Jackson killed a man in a duel long before he was president .
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he was a founding father and a federalist
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Before he was President, Andrew Jackson killed a man in a pistol duel in 1806. Jackson let the other man shoot first, but the shot missed his heart and he was able to get off his killing shot. Jackson carried the bullet in his chest for all his life, since it was too close to the heart for a surgeon…
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Yes. He is on the ten dollar bill. Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. Additionally, he wrote many of the Federalist Papers, and founded the New York Evening-Post and The Bank of New York. But because he was the first US Treasury Secretary, and he was killed in a …
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If they were represented by population the larger states would have all the legislated solely in their benefit. What about the states with a smaller population, they got less than they deserve?
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Answer Alexander Hamilton wasn't unfounded in his opinions. He didn't think the federal government had any power whatsoever, and he was right. It didn't. The financial situation was a mess, he said, and the government didn't have any power to fix it (and Hamilton would be the one to fix it later)…
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The party of the Jefferson and his followers ("Jeffersonians") was the Democratic-Republican party
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No one knows. The area around the mouth of the Hudson River has been visited since about 12,000 B.C. The person normally given credit for "discovering" the Hudson River, and the first European to chart the area, was Dutch navigator Henry Hudson. The Dutch colony on the southern tip of Manhattan whic…
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Answer Perhaps not a foe, but Hamilton had strong enough feelings about Aaron Burr that he fought a duel with him. Hamilton died and the sitting Vice President was disgraced as result of having killed him.
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The Model 27 was introduced in 1907 and production stopped in 1930. A complete and original one in good condition values between $200 to $300.
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he was considered very high in ranking and kept order during the constitutional convention. He mostly sat in his chair though and let all of the delegates do the talking, mostly he maintained order and "recondnized" people. or allowed them to speak.
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Alexander Hamilton wasn't born in the US, but he represented New York.
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No. Alexander Hamilton faught in the Revolutionary Army, served as an aid-de camp for George Washinton, and eventually became the firt Secretary of the Treasury. However, he was not a prominent political figure during the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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Alexander Hamilton supported a strong federal government, and was a loose constructionist when it came to the Constitution. Jefferson believed that state governments should remain strong, and held the opinion that the Constitution should be interpreted strictly. They disagreed on a number of policy …
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they both wanted different things because they both had two different thoughts.poopy
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Jefferson wanted a strict interpretation to give more power to the states, while hamilton favored a broad interpretation to streengthen the central government. Also, Jefferson wanted to give the common people more opportunities to participate in government while hamilton believed commoners were igno…
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When Hamilton took office as Secretary of Treasury, he created a financial plan that would create a national bank, pay off war debts, and put a tariff on exported goods that would hopefully encourage industrialization in America.
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Answer · the first United States Secretary of the Treasury signing the constitution and being on the ten dollar bill
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It was Southerners and anti-federalists who most strongly opposed Hamilton's economic plans. One of Hamilton's more controversial plans was the creation of a national bank.
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Hamilton was from the Caribbean and then went to NY
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Yes. Alexander Hamilton wrote 52 of the Federalist Papers.
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Are you talking about Alexander Hamilton, the man on the 10 dollar bill? He didn't want to govern anyone.^^That's not what this person was asking. He wanted the rich to be in charge of the government.
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Alexander Hamilton played a key role in building the American government by serving on Washington's staff for the revolutionary war from 1777-1781. He was the first Secretary of Treasury and did much to put the federal government on a firm fiscal basis.
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No. The Constitutional Convention closed in 1787; the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr occurred on July 11, 1804, many years later. Hamilton died on July 12, 1804.
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1]develop a natonal currency 2]have a place to keep collected tax moneythe bank would ensure a sound, uniform currency
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The Democratic Republic party believed in a farming economy and were concerned with liberty. They wanted more state rights. Also, they did not want a large military because it would eat up the budget. They were pro-France and supported a strong streamline government. If you were to live in the south…
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The Revolutionary War was very expensive. The debt the United States had incurred was a significant problem faced by Hamilton. He also faced tough opposition from those who opposed his policies. Hamilton served as the nation's 1st Secretary of the Treasury.
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Charlestown, the capital of the island of Nevis. Nevis at this time was one of the British West Indies.
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because he was a stupid head
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Alexander Hamilton was the leader of the Federalist party. Some claim that he shared power with John Adams, but he was, for the most part, the most powerful Federalist next to George Washington. Adams is insignificant because he was incompetent and ruled by his temper rather than his objective reaso…
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Truman Capote lived there for most of his childhood, actor Hank Azaria, direcotr Mel Brooks, newswoman Julie Chen, actor Robert Deniro
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EVERYTHING. Jefferson manipulated the ignorance of masses for his own benefit, despite his portrayal as a freedom loving democratic republican by many historians. Hamilton hated Jefferson's tactics and found them dishonest. He didn't believe in beguiling the public, and was not a great politition, b…
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He thought it could be much stronger for the Americans but George Washington asked him to use his publishing talents to defend it which he did. Hamilton felt that we were still weak as a nation at the time and wanted to keep decent relations with Britain since they were our biggest trading partner. …
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Up state NY near Albany
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He was never president.
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He believed that a strong central government would be the best for our country for a limited number of responsibilities. He wanted the government to be served by successful and educated people.-----For more fascinating information on Alexander Hamilton, check information placed on-line by the "Alexa…
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