Understanding Liberty And Freedom
Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton are two men who wanted the best for the United States and the people of the country. Centuries ago when the nations outline was being drafted both these men played a large role in influencing politics, and the documents that now shape the nation.
The Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, Federalist Papers, United States Constitution and many other documents all were either written or greatly influenced by one of these two men. These men carry much praise and honor and you would think that they worked together to help form a great nation, but these men did not get along and disputed over many issues.
Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton disagreed on many topics, several of which were vital to the building of a sovereign nation. Both these men wanted the best for the nation, but both gentlemen had different ways of going about things. This could be due to the fact that both men grew up in very different environments; Thomas Jefferson grew up in Virginia on a farm with both his parents, while Alexander Hamilton grew up on the island of Nevis with both of his well of parents and grandparents.
These two men would grow up with a passion for politics, but with different ways of getting to a common goal, which was the life, liberty, and the protection of property for all people in the United States of America.
In the end, Jefferson and Hamilton still disputed over several things, but there different views helped create a better nation.
As an individual in the United States of America we all expect the greatest freedom that is possible and that can be given to us, this freedom includes the freedom to express oneself, to speak, to associate, as long as many other freedoms. This freedom is not earned yet given to a person as a citizen of the United States; this freedom is also consistent with the freedoms of others.
One person cannot have more freedom than the next because now one person would be limited in terms of the maximization of their freedom. This freedom is called liberty, and when forming documents and rules that would govern the United States of America Liberty was definitely at the forefront of the priorities of important men like Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson.
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