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        You Decide: Jefferson or Hamilton? | A Biography of America

        In the formative years of the United States, two key figures helped shape a new government: Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. But their vision of what that government should be and do often conflicted. In this interactive from A Biography of America, read statements by Jefferson and Hamilton on the role of government, the virtue of people, slavery, and the role of cities, and decide who had the more enduring vision for America.

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