What were Hamilton’s arguments for a strong government?

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Alexander Hamilton believed in a strong central government. He was a federalist. The first argument for Hamilton was that he believed the common people of the country did not possess the skills to make national decisions. He felt that only the select few were chosen at the central level to run the country. Hamilton, at the New York Ratification Convention in 1788, argued,

It has been observed by an honorable gentleman, that a pure democracy, if it were...

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