Alexander Hamilton and the Political Order: An Interpretation of His Political Thought & Practice

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University Press of America, Jan 1, 1991 - Political Science - 118 pages
This study examines Hamilton's political thought with a view to his effort of making the American regime function more effectively than it had under the Articles of Confederation. Contents: Revolutionary Leadership and the Problem of Power; Hamilton's Plan of Government and the Resuscitation of Republicanism; Hamilton's Understanding of the American Constitution; Jefferson's Understanding of the American Constitution; Hamilton's Report on Manufactures and Political Philosophy; Hamiltonian Statesmanship and the Washington Presidency; The Political Thought of Hamilton's Statesmanship; The Peculiar Distinctiveness of the American Constitution; Appendix: The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions and the Crisis of the Constitution.

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Contents

HAMILTONS PLAN OF GOVERN
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HAMILTONS UNDERSTANDING
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JEFFERSONS UNDERSTANDING
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Morton J. Frisch is Professor of Political Science at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.

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