Hamiltonianism

noun Ham·il·to·ni·an·ism \ ˌha-məl-ˈtō-nē-ə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Hamiltonianism

: the political principles and ideas held by or associated with Alexander Hamilton that center around a belief in a strong central government, broad interpretation of the federal constitution, encouragement of an industrial and commercial economy, and a general distrust of the political capacity or wisdom of the common man

Hamiltonian

play \ˌha-məl-ˈtō-nē-ən\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of hamiltonianism

1901


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