Hamilton: the room where it happens
Specialized: Hamilton: The Room Where It Happens
Background guide and position paper guidelines/submission coming soon.
This committee will focus on the political context of the formation and creation of the early US government. It will discuss topics such as the Constitutional Convention, the Whiskey Rebellion, and the early creation of the US Treasury. Delegates will discuss the future of the early United States and find ways to create life, liberty, and happiness for its new citizens. They will have to manage the best ways to keep the government functioning without upsetting its already disrupted populace. Delegates will have to manage the early implications of federal vs. state power and the interpretation of the Constitution. Characters will begin their journey with the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and will continue through the Washington and Adams administrations.