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  • Issues President George Washington
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    Issues With a new nation facing overwhelming difficulties, George Washington faced the challenges of being the first president to run, shape, and build the foundations of the newly formed United States. Washington came into office with the country in heavy debt, and an empty treasury. With the issues President George Washington was facing, he proved to be a paragon leader. One such issue was that of the National debt and creating a National Bank. In 1790, Alexander Hamilton proposed that Congres...
  • Greatness Of Thomas Jefferson
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    How does one determine the measure of a man? His accomplishments? His ancestry? His financial worth? Or do we look deep into the heart and soul of that man and determine the weight of his values, his dreams and what he has stood for in the grand scheme of things? We will appraise the lives of six important figures in the shaping of our country. With this evaluation, we risk becoming critic and judge, but in an attempt to go beyond those things both tangible and measurable, perhaps we will be for...
  • Alexander Hamiltons And Thomas Jefferson
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    Shortly after the revolution, many drastic changes occurs in the United States. The political of this period of social adolescence was most spectacular. Alexander Hamiltons, and Thomas Jefferson contrasting political philosophies had one one thing in common; they both created a strong government and society in the new American republic. Throughout his life Hamilton was shaped into a loyal patriot, but he regarded people with an attitude. Jefferson was also a patriot, but he saw people at there b...
  • Adams Party And Jefferson
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    Preface: The Generation Some people thought that American independence was Manifest Destiny, 'Tom Paine, for example, claimed that it was simply a matter of common sense that an island could not rule a continent. ' ' But for the most part, triumph of the American revolution was improbable, and therefore it is a remarkable event in history. No one expected that Britain, the strongest country in the world would be defeated by the colonies, and that America's Republic, a government uncommon in thos...
  • George Washington And Thomas Jefferson
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    George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were two important men who affected our nations independence and the beginning years of our country. They helped form this nation into a free and sovereign country. Yet, they were different in many aspects they shared a few common features. Both Washington and Jefferson grew up in the southern state of Virginia and like most owned land to grow and harvest crops. In growing up they came from two different class levels of living. The Jefferson family was more...
  • Jefferson Left Office After Eight Years
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    Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated March 4, 1801. In his eight years in office he peacefully replaced Adams's Federalist party, avoided a major war, changed unfair laws such as the naturalization law that had gone in effect during Adams's presidency, and even passed a harsh Embargo Act to help keep the country physically out of war. However, his three most important legacies were the two-term tradition, his "Revolution of 1800" and the purchase of the Louisiana territory from the French. Technical...
  • George Washington
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    Being indispensable has lofty connotations. Some might say that it is the highest prestige and most generous compliment. A statement that includes one's indispensability lends itself to be scrutinized by skeptics and researched by historians. By boldly concluding that George Washington was absolutely necessary, essential, and irreplaceable, James Flex ner proposed an interesting question: Could the young republic of the United States have survived with similar success had Washington not been the...

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