United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Hamilton's Plans

The two heavyweights of the Federalist Era:
Alexander Hamilton & Thomas Jefferson
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131435:

Which of the following of Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton's plans was considered by Thomas Jefferson and the Democrat-Republicans to be a particularly risky and unconstitutional expansion of governmental power?

A) establishment of a U.S. mint
B) establishment of a national bank
C) Report on Manufactures
D) Report on Trade
E) assumption of the debts of the states

Answer & Explanation

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