Essay on APUSH DBQ4

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DBQ 4

Although Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton did fight bitterly over issues of constitutional interpretation in the 1790s; the policies if the Jeffersonian Republican Presidents Jefferson and Madison in 1801-1807 reflected the beliefs of the Federalist Hamilton. John Adams was a federalist and liked the ideas of Alexander Hamilton while James Madison was a Jeffersonian. Although, Adams also agreed with Madison because the Jeffersonian were changing and becoming "nearer to his system".

The Early Jeffersonians believed that Madison should be in office because his ideas also reflected their opinions. John Adams urged to have Madison become elected because he was a man that would make a change, a change that Adams would be
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(Doc. B) The Federalists did not agree with the idea of trade by sea. Jefferson tried to convince citizens to continue trade embargo against the British and French. The Federalists did not agree with his proposal, but they still wanted Madison in office. (Doc. F) John Adams was a federalist and agreed with everything that Madison stood for, he too (like the Jeffersonians) believed that Madison could make a positive change, which is one view the Early Jeffersonians and Federalist shared in common. (Doc. G)

Later, the Jeffersonians view points advanced which caused their beliefs to change and adjust to new times. The Jeffersonians realized they needed to start seeking a change; in the end they would be the ones facing the consequences for the things they did wrong so they had to consider adjusting their views. (Doc. H) Thomas Jefferson soon began with Alexander Hamilton's new structure and the new ways he was enforcing. (Doc. D) The Jeffersonians realized the people would reject the "loose laws" so is not necessary to enforce them as strictly as thought before, rather to just have states interpret them in their own way to make it more likely the citizens would abide by them. (Doc. C) John Calhoun was later a person of knowledge to the Jeffersonians because they acknowledged his beliefs and redirected them as their own. (Doc. I) The late Jeffersonians still believed in the need of a military, like stated previously, when Jefferson was under attack he had to

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