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In order to overcome opposition to his plans for the assumption of state debts, Hamilton
compromised with reluctant Southern states by having the country’s future capital located in the South.
utiliized George Washington and his prestige to lobby Congress to pass his assumption bill.
rejoined with John Jay and James Madison to create another series of pamphlets to win support.
agreed to drop other parts of his economic plan, since he valued this aspect more than the others.
took the attitude that his opponents were weak and ill-reasoned, and thus ignored them, pushing Congress to pass his plan quickly.