Differences Between Federalist And Jeffersonian Republicans

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The 1800’s saw the creation of political parties in the United States. As men began to share their company with other liked mind men, who shared the same visions, beliefs, and intentions the Federalist party along with the Jeffersonian Republicans emerged into political life. Both parties had conflicting perceptions of the future of the United States. Specifically, Federalist and Jeffersonian Republicans stance on topics such as the economy, the Constitution, and foreign policy was extremely different from one another. Therefore, shaping two independent visions of America’s future. In due time the Jeffersonian Republicans procured power in the White House. While in power, both parties strived to sustain the nation as an agrarian republic, but …show more content…
The views the Federalist had towards the Constitution was called loose construction meaning they viewed it as an open interpretation as long as the Constitution did not directly allow it. On the flip-side, Jeffersonian Republicans viewed the Constitution as a strict constructionist, implying that if the Constitution didn’t directly permit it, it was unconstitutional. As for foreign policy, Federalist sided with Britain because of the superior economy Britain had. In contrast to Jeffersonian Republicans favored France because of their assistance in the American Revolution. When it came to economic views, both parties saw the economy prospering in immensely different ways than all other categories. As an illustration, Federalists desired to become an industrial economy. The group envisioned creating a workforce and manufacturing it’s own goods that they could sell …show more content…
They differed on handling foreign policy and interpreting the constitution. They also differed with how their views would make the economy prosper. As Amercian citizens drew more towards the vision of the Jeffersonian Republicans, the party eventually gained power. Jeffersonian Republicans view of keeping the nation an agricultural nation had an unrealistic chance because cities needed a way to make an income along with the nation needing manufacturing for national security. Whereas an agricultural economy would have been like a roller coaster of a ride, in the sense that droughts, national disasters, and pests destroying crops would cause the economy to

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