REFLECTION: hamilton & JEFFERSON
THOMAS JEFFERSON AND ALEXANDER HAMILTON WERE POWERFUL POLITICAL LEADERS IN THE EARLY DAYS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WHO DISAGREED ABOUT MANY THINGS. THEY DISAGREED ABOUT WHAT WAS BEST FOR AMERICA AND WHAT THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD DO TO MAKE AMERICA BETTER. EVENTUALLY, THEIR DISAGREEMENTS LED TO THE FORMATION OF TWO POLITICAL PARTIES OR GROUPS.
DIRECTIONS: Use DOCUMENTS 1 & 2 "BACKGROUND INFORMATION READING" on Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton to answer the following prompt.
PROMPT: WHO HAD THE BETTER IDEAS, THOMAS JEFFERSON OR ALEXANDER HAMILTON? PRESENT THREE IDEAS AND SHOW HOW THOSE IDEAS ARE SUPERIOR TO THE IDEAS OF THE OPPOSING PERSON.
TASK: USE THE ACES FORMAT TO RESPOND TO THE PROMPT.
S - SUMMARIZE
ANSWER... with a clear THESIS statement that addresses the prompt.
CITE- ... At least THREE pieces of evidence from the documents to support who had the better ideas. Cite only from Documents 1 & 2
EXPLAIN... Explain how the ideas of the person you chose (Hamilton or Jefferson) are better than the ideas of the other person (Hamilton or Jefferson).
SUMMARIZE... why you have proven your thesis statement.