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  • Alexander Hamilton And The Federalist Party

    “Alexander Hamilton, a political tyrant of the 1790s, gave Thomas Jefferson no other recourse but to form his own political party to oppose the Federalist Party’s repressive policies.” This historian’s interpretation of Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Party is biased and not factual. Hamilton was not a political “tyrant.” However, he was a strong-willed and obstinate individual. In addition, the Federalist Party did not have “repressive” policies. Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Party played a key role in constructing the United States of America by promoting industrialization, foreign relationships, and creating a government for the well being of the nation. Alexander Hamilton was a brilliant man. He was one of the seven Founding…

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  • The Federalist Party

    Federalist Party In the wake of the early beginnings of America, many agendas clamored for attention as to the direction the nation should take, and the Federalist Party played a major part. One of the formidable political parties of its time, Federalist Party ideologies were largely elitist. For Federalists, the defining characteristic was their championship for a stronger central government, with the view that it would lead to a more powerful nation. As a party, Federalists generally frowned…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Federalist And Democratic-Republican Parties

    The Federalists and Democratic- Republican Parties had many different views but one of the main differences were their view of how we should have the government be governed. The Federalists believed in the rule of the wealthy. The Democrat- Republicans believed in the idea of rule of the people or democracy. In this paper I will tell you about the similarities and differences about the views of how the government should be represented. The Federalists believed in the idea of the rule of the…

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  • Federalist Party History

    The Federalists in America initially were agreeable to annihilating the articles of confederation and utilizing the constitution. After this was done, they had confidence in a free translation of it and the Elastic Clause. Fundamentally, the Federalists demonstrated little respect to state rights and felt the central government should have been being intense keeping in mind the end goal to legitimately administer the country. The Federalist Party passed on when of the Hartford Convention,…

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  • Compare And Contrast Jeffersonians And The Federalists

    United States of America to not use factions, as this concept would not be beneficial for the newly made independent nation. Historical figures such as Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson decided not to listen to Washington’s plead. Both men created two political parties that reflected one another’s beliefs. Hamilton stood behind the Federalist party as Jefferson did the same for the Democratic-Republican party, which is also known as the Republicans. Each party had opposing views of one…

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  • Alien And Sedition Acts Dbq

    In the time leading up to the drafting of the Alien and Sedition Acts, distinct political parties were forming. The Federalists, who supported the act and were mainly elites, and the Democratic-Republicans, who did not and were mainly working class. The existence of these opposing political opinions led to rapid increase of tensions in the U.S. The government, which was majority Federalist. The Federalists had an unfair advantage and could pass laws to suppress the Democratic-Republicans from…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Federalist And Anti-Federalist Parties

    Although the Federalist and anti-Federalist parties disagreed as to how much power the national authority needed, both parties agreed that a national authority was needed and that the national authority would require an individual source of income to function as it should. Both the Federalist and the anti-Federalist Parties also agreed that the people needed protection against dictatorship and other forms of tyranny. Even though neither party completely liked every part of the Constitution, both…

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  • The Struggle Between The Federalist And Jeffersonian Parties

    When the Constitution was written in 1787 no one had expected the arisal of political parties. The first president of the United States, George Washington, even warned against “the danger of parties in the State” in his farewell address (Washington 1796). Yet, in what seemed like no time, two very different political parties had risen. The first of these parties to be created was the Federalist party which was lead by such men as Alexander Hamilton; The second party, which was created to oppose…

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  • Political Parties: Anti-Federalists, Whigs, And Tories

    Political Parties are composed for different reasons, for example, to help a specific political figure, to propel or boost a specific approach or a general ideological stance, to help certain groups in the society politically. From the earliest starting point of the United States, party or group such as, the Federalist, Anti-Federalist, Whigs, and Tories, has been dynamic, supporting different thoughts or plans. Tories were notoriously renowned as Pro-British before the American Revolution, and…

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  • The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism

    Cornell, Saul. The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism & the Dissenting Tradition in America, 1788-1828.Williamsburg: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. Thesis: Cornell argues that there is an evolving tradition of dissenting public discourse that "was shaped by a constantly shifting set of texts that defined what Anti-Federalism meant at various moments (2-3)." Themes: A recurring theme throughout the text was the vitality of the press. In order for ideas, both Federalist and…

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