Read all the information related to the headings Alexander Hamilton “The Arrogant Aristocrat” and Thomas Jefferson “The Sage of Monticello.“



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  1. Read all the information related to the headings Alexander Hamilton “The Arrogant Aristocrat” and Thomas Jefferson “The Sage of Monticello.“ What are the major differences between the way Hamilton and Jefferson was raised?


  1. The headings of the reading describe Alexander Hamilton as arrogant and an aristocrat? Use the internet to:

Define Arrogant-


Define Aristocrat-
Define Sage-
Do you think the words used to describe Hamilton and Jefferson are fitting? Why or why not?

How did the way they were raised perhaps influence their political beliefs.




  1. Watch the ESPN video and answer who was responsible for Hamilton death and were did it occur?

4. What were the three parts of Hamilton’s economic plan?



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5. Alexander Hamilton belonged to what political party?__________________________
6.Jefferson belonged to what political party?____________________________________
7.Use the information under the heading Human Nature to find if the following statements correspond to Federalists (F) or Republicans((R ).

1.) Believed people were selfish and out for themselves._________________

2.) Trusted the opinion of the common man._________

3.) Referred to the common people as “the mob”____________

4.) Did not want the common people to have to much power.___________

5.) Had great faith in the goodness and wisdom of people who were farmers_________


8.Use the information under the heading Best Form of Government to find if the following statements correspond to Federalists (F) or Republicans((R ).

1.)Believed hat the country should be ruled by the “best people”______

2.) Believed in state rights. ______

3. ) Favored a strong national government ______

4.) The rights of the states are not as nearly as important as national power and unity___

5.) Loose interpretation of the Constitution____

6. ) Strict interpretation of the Constitution___

9.Use the information under the heading Ideal Economy to find if the following statements correspond to Federalists (F) or Republicans((R ).

1.)Wants to expand the economy and nation’s wealth by promoting business.____

2.)Wants to pay war debt to gain respect of foreign nations._____

3.) Wants to pay only national debt._____

4.)Wants an economy based agriculture.____

10. Summarize the second video. (Hamilton vs. Jefferson Debate)

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11. What compromise did Hamilton and Jefferson reach over the location of the capital?

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12. Video 3- What was the tone and topic of the discussion between Washington and Ambassador Genet.

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13. Answer one of the Questions for the New Nation based on your own opinion.



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14. Complete the chart using the website in the concluding activity.



Who had the most enduring vision for America?

Jefferson

Hamilton

INTRO: Put an X under your initial Choice







Page 2:Virtue of the People

-Using complete sentences Describe each man’s view









-Put an X under the viewpoint that you agree with for the topic







Page 3:Role of Government

-Using complete sentences, describe each man’s view.








-Put an X under the viewpoint that you agree with for the topic







Page 4:Slavery

-Using complete sentences, describe each man’s view









Page 5:

The Place Of Cities-Describe each man’s view








-Put an X under the viewpoint that you agree with for the topic







Final Decision-Put an X under your choice










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