Pop Quiz. What was the name for Washington’s group of advisors and what were the names of the offices ? What were the three parts of Alexander Hamilton’s financial plan? Which part of the Constitution supported the loose interpretation? Which part supported the strict interpretation?.
“Among the numerous advantages of a well constructed union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of a faction!”
“Factions will destroy the best fabric of human government and happiness!”
All communities divide themselves into the few and the many. The first are the rich and well born, the other the mass of the people.... The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right. Give therefore to the first class a distinct, permanent share in the government. They will check the unsteadiness of the second, and as they cannot receive any advantage by change, they therefore will ever maintain good government.
John Adams is an avowed Monarchist....Thomas Jefferson first drew the declaration of American independence;--he first framed the sacred political sentence that all men are born equal. John Adams says this is all a false and a falsehood; that some men should be born Kings, and some should be born Nobles....Will you, by your votes, contribute to make the avowed friend of monarchy President?--or will you, by neglectfully staying at home, permit others to saddle you with Political Slavery?
1796 Jeffersonian election statement