Are You Hamilton Or Jefferson?

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Are You Hamilton Or Jefferson? - Quiz

Are you more like Hamilton or Jefferson? America has just been born, and Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton and Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson have encountered many issues. They disagree on many things. Who's ideas do you support more?


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Hamilton

You, like Hamilton, want a strong government. Hamilton wants a strong, central government. He does not support the French Revolution, because it was too chaotic. He supported England in the war that broke out between France and England. He wants a large economy. Hamilton was supportive of the National Bank and thinks that the word "Necessary" could mean something that is needed or useful. He thinks citizens are incapable of self-governing and believes that only elite should rule. Hamilton is a federalist

Jefferson

You, like Jefferson, want a small Government and more power to the states. Jefferson wants the citizens to have more power, and thinks they are capable of self-governing. He was supportive of the French Revolution, and thinks it is a great way for France to gain Independence. He does not support the idea of a National Bank and thinks that the word "Necessary" only means something that is needed. He wants a small, farming economy. Jefferson is a Democratic-Republican.
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  • 1. 
    America has just been born. We need to decide what kind if Government we should have. Who should have more control?
    • A. 

      The Government. We need law and order.

    • B. 

      The States. We can trust the citizens.

  • 2. 
    What do you define as necessary?
    • A. 

      Necessary could mean something that is needed or useful.

    • B. 

      Necessary only means something that is needed.

  • 3. 
    We owe a lot of money in debt. How are this going to be solved?
    • A. 

      Create a national bank, it will collect taxes and help the debt.

    • B. 

      No, making a bank is not allowed under the constitution.

  • 4. 
    The French Revolution has started. The citizens of France are rebelling against their own King. Do you support this war, or are you against it?
    • A. 

      I support it! This is a good way for France to gain independence. Sometimes you need to fight to earn what you want.

    • B. 

      I oppose it! At first, I thought it was a good idea. But after it got chaotic and turned into a war, I felt like that this war should end. I mean, really? Cutting off peopleś heads will NOT give you independence.

  • 5. 
    After France gained independence from the King of France, war broke out between France and England? Who will you support? 
    • A. 

      Its not a bad idea to support your former enemy. England is very orderly compared to chaotic France.

    • B. 

      I will support France.

  • 6. 
    Do you trust the citizens to rule?
    • A. 

      No! Common people are incapable of self-governing! Only the elites should rule. There must be high voting qualifications.

    • B. 

      Yes! Common people are capable of self-governing! There must be low voting qualifications.

  • 7. 
    We need a strong economy. What is the United States economy going to be like?
    • A. 

      We need a small, farming economy. Everything needs to be simple.

    • B. 

      We need a big economy. We need manufacturing,commerce, overseas trade, and business protections.

  • 8. 
    Are you more of a Federalist or a Democratic-Republican?Read about Federalists: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federalist_PartyRead abaout Democrati-Republicans:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic-Republican_Party
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republicans

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