Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton: A Defining Political Debate

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Universal-Publishers, 2008 - History - 136 pages
The founding of American jurisprudence can be traced to the debates that occurred between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson early in the history of our nation. A Defining Political Debate explores the core tension between the two men over the ability of the judiciary to preserve the core values of republican government. The author takes you through the normative dimensions of the Hamilton and Jefferson debates and provides an analysis of what this means for our current state of affairs.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
CHAPTER 3
22
HAMILTON JEFFERSON AND THE COMMON LAW
67
CHAPTER 5
99
CONCLUSION
123
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