Jeffersonians vs Hamiltonians

by on August 29, 2004 at 7:36 am in Current Affairs, History | Permalink

Entering Monticello,Thomas Jefferson’s home, you are flanked by two busts, Jefferson on one side and Alexander Hamilton on the other. Since the two were political foes it’s a surprising choice. But the busts were placed there by Jefferson himself who said, “we were ever-opposed in life and now we shall be ever-opposed in death.” The Jefferson-Hamilton battle continues to this day (read the link for more and don’t miss the many interesting comments.)

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Addendum: Brad was perhaps fooled by the name of this blog but then there are two of us.

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