At the Constitutional Convention, Alexander Hamilton proposed his plan for the new government, dubbed “The British Plan” for its similarities to Britain’s government.
Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention
- Many plans submitted to the Convention, including the Virginia Plan, the New Jersey Plan, the Pinckney Plan, and Hamilton's British Plan
- Hamilton's stood out as heavily favoring a strong central government
- Although ultimately rejected, helped play a part in the debate and direction of the Convention
- Influenced elements of the final Constitution