Chapter 8 (Aspects of Filtered Consent (Spaced Elections , Large…
Aspects of Filtered Consent
Washington had Thomas Jefferson as SoS, Knox, Secretary of War, Hamilton Secretary of Treasury. Edmond Randolf, Attorney General.
Jefferson - wanted country to be run by intelligent farmers with little government. Tried to be humble.
Jefferson didn't like Hamilton's MAGA because it was basically mercantilism that controlled the economy. Thus a split in parties
Hamilton - wanted to establish an Empire, looked at people with disdain.
Assume and pay off all debt.
Make a national bank like Britian
Trade agreement with GB
The two parties
Trade with GB
Government would manage economy
Aligned with Revolutionary France
Dominated early politics while Adams was President.