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During the 1830s the ghosts of John Winthrop and James Madison became entangled in an intense debate Each believed that his own ideas had formed the backbone of American society as it emerged in the fourth decade of the nineteenth century While both believed that their own ideas should be the ideas that all Americans followed two addresses were given that were worthy of both Winthrop and Madison to inspect These addresses being William Lloyd Garrisons Address to the American Colonization Society and Andrew Jacksons message to Congress vetoing the bill to recharter the Bank of the United States I feel that John Winthrop would have opposed both documents He would have agreed with the Christian morals that Garrison put forth but would have opposed his idea of abolition Winthrop would have completely opposed Andrew Jacksons attempt to veto the idea of a National Bank Even before John Winthrop set foot on North American soils he believed in hierarchy as the basis of society He believed that all men were created equal but those who have risen to the top should be the people who govern all the rest of a population Despite his thought that a hierarchy is the best method to live he believed that every man might have need of other and from hence they might be all knit more nearly together in the bond of brotherly affection Furthermore he states the rich and mighty should not eat up the poor nor the poor and despised rise up against their superiors and shake off their yoke Winthrop is basically stating that although those on top of the social ladder should govern those on the lower end of the ladder must understand their role in society This notion is easy to understand since at the time Winthrop was on top of that ladder Of course he would want to have a government based on hierarchy since he would benefit all the frui
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