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How were Samuel Adams and Thomas Jefferson alike in their position on ratifying the Constitution?

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Eric Morgan on January 24, 2019

Response;Samuel Adams and Thomas Jefferson are the same in their position relative to the ratification of the Constitution;-That both opposed a strong federal government.Explanation;Sam Adams helped to formulate the resistance to the stamp Act and played a vital role in the organization of the Boston Tea Party. Sam Adams opposed a strong federal government, Thomas Jefferson considered the people as the last of the defenders of freedom. The distrust of power, especially power concentrated in a central government, was the central theme of their political views. Among the constitutional measures that are supported in order to avoid the concentration of power were the federalism and separation of powers


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