[ham-uh l-toh-nee-uh-niz-uh m]
  1. the political principles or doctrines held by or associated with Alexander Hamilton, especially those stressing a strong central government and protective tariffs.
Compare federalism.

Origin of Hamiltonianism

First recorded in 1900–05; Hamiltonian + -ism
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Historical Examples of hamiltonianism

  • Not until the end of the Spanish War was a condition of public feeling created, which made it possible to revive Hamiltonianism.

    The Promise Of American Life

    Herbert David Croly