Hamiltonianism
noun Date: 1901 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 adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hamiltonianism — /ham euhl toh nee euh niz euhm/, n. the political principles or doctrines held by or associated with Alexander Hamilton, esp. those stressing a strong central government and protective tariffs. Cf. federalism. [1900 05; HAMILTONIAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • hamiltonianism — n. political doctrine and philosophy of Alexander Hamilton …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hamiltonianism — ham·il·to·ni·an·ism …   English syllables

  • Hamiltonianism — Ham•il•to•ni•an•ism [[t]ˌhæm əlˈtoʊ ni əˌnɪz əm[/t]] n. amh. the political principles associated with Alexander Hamilton, esp. those stressing a strong central government and protective tariffs • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • hamiltonianism — ˌhaməlˈtōnēəˌnizəm, ōnyəˌ noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Hamiltonian (I) + English ism : the body of social and political doctrines held by or associated with the statesman Hamilton : the Hamiltonian progra …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamiltonian — /ham euhl toh nee euhn/, adj. 1. pertaining to or advocating Hamiltonianism. n. 2. a supporter of Alexander Hamilton or Hamiltonianism. [1790 1800, Amer.; HAMILTON + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hamiltonian — n. supporter of Alexander Hamilton; supporter of Hamiltonianism, advocate of the political principles of Alexander Hamilton adj. of or pertaining to Hamiltonianism, of or pertaining to the political principles of Alexander Hamilton …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hamiltonians — n. supporter of Alexander Hamilton; supporter of Hamiltonianism, advocate of the political principles of Alexander Hamilton adj. of or pertaining to Hamiltonianism, of or pertaining to the political principles of Alexander Hamilton …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hamiltonian — Ham•il•to•ni•an [[t]ˌhæm əlˈtoʊ ni ən[/t]] adj. 1) amh. pertaining to or advocating Hamiltonianism 2) amh. a supporter of Alexander Hamilton or Hamiltonianism • Etymology: 1790–1800, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Democratic–Republican Party — Infobox Historical American Political Party party name= Democratic Republican Party party party articletitle= Democratic Republican Party active= 1792 1824 ideology= Classical liberalism, states rights, agrarianism, republicanism position= N/A… …   Wikipedia

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