you will choose ONE of the following two essay questions and you will answer it fully to the best of your ability.Be sure to use specific information in your answers.
- Compare and contrast the political philosophies of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. In formulating that answer, be sure to describe their views on humanity, democracy, government’s role in society, their interpretations of the constitution, and their views on foreign affairs. What political party supported Hamilton? What political party supported Jefferson? Do you agree with Hamilton, Jefferson, or both? Why?
- Explain the Age of Jackson.How did Jackson change the way candidates ran in presidential elections? What did Jackson do for presidential power and presidential cabinet appointments? How did Jackson let his personal biases affect his presidency?