There were many leaders after the adoption of the constitution. Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were two leaders who helped establish a state government after the adoption of the constitution. Alexander Hamilton created the national bank, tried to pass new acts, and impose more tariffs, while Jefferson believed in the current constitution, he acted as the third president, came up with compromises to make both parties happy, and led the country.
Alexander Hamilton was a federalist and had many ideas on how to improve the government. He was also the secretary of the treasury. He was against the Jeffersonians and the current constitution. He wanted to have a national bank so America could pay off its debts to other countries. Hamilton was a man of the wealthy so he wanted to raise tariffs. He believed in trade and believed that America should trade with whoever they want. He was also a supporter of the unpopular alien and sedition acts because he believed the federal government needed to take a stand. His party was focused in the northeast. Hamilton had opposing views from Jefferson’s, but respected him as a person.
Thomas Jefferson was a Jeffersonian who believed in the current constitution. He supported states’ rights. One of his biggest accomplishments was the Louisiana Purchase. He purchased Louisiana from Napoleon for $15 million, doubling the size of America. Thomas Jefferson wrote the constitution because everyone at the convention believed he was the most qualified. Jefferson opposed the national bank because he didn’t know if the constitution would allow it. Jefferson met up with Hamilton and Hamilton agreed to move the capital to the south so the national bank was created. Thomas Jefferson believed in lowering taxes and tariffs. His party was composed of the farmers and ordinary people from the south. Thomas Jefferson was elected the third president of the United States. He was very popular amongst the people and took home a majority of the...
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