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  • Federalist Party
    409 words
    The Constitution itself did not mention political parties, and it was assumed that none was going to arise. But this was soon proven wrong when the debates between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists in 1787 and 1788 stir into a two party system. This soon led to a permanent feature in American policies. In early times, groups of people formed temporary assembly and voted together either for or against a specific policy. When the policy was settled, the assemblies would dissolve. The Federalist...
  • Federalist Party With Supreme Power
    774 words
    In the beginning, of our country, it was the Federalist Party with supreme power. In 1796, John Adams, a federalist, was President and the majority of congress was made up of federalists. John Adams was a very strong leader. He believed in federalist actions very much. He helped bring federalists to their current position. They were supreme, the law of the land. There was only meager opposition: the Democratic-Republican Party (DRP). This new party was led by Virginians Thomas Jefferson and Jame...
  • Federalist Party
    1,638 words
    'Seldom in the nation's history has there been a period so extraordinary in accomplishment as the first decade under the Constitution... ' This paper is going to be a step by step evaluation of arguably the most important decade in American History. The time period covered in this paper is 1789-1801. These are the years in which the Federalists had the most influence in the new government. They accomplished an amazing amount in these 12 years. The Federalist Party was one of the first political ...
  • Federalist Party Position On Foreign Policy
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    In early American government there were two emerging political views that were blatantly obvious in the new states; federalists and anti-federalists. In this paper two main topics of interest for each of the parties will be discussed, the role that government should have according to the differing views and the subject of foreign policy. The role of government as a according to the Federalists They support a stronger federal government. They felt that people can't govern themselves and that a na...
  • New Federalist Party
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    The New Federalist Party Part I As the sole member of the New Federalist party, it is with great honors that I now present to you the very first New Federalist platform. PREAMBLE The growing dissension between the two major political parties today has drawn them away from the public's views. It has been determined that the citizens of the United States cannot get what they want from the current major parties. Because of this, a total reconstruction of the current political structure is in dire n...
  • Whig And Federalist Parties
    403 words
    I believe that the Whigs and Federalists, although historically represented as distinct parties, in fact shared common political ideology, represented many of the same interest groups and proposed similar programs and policies. Although there were some differences. The two parties shared the ideology of a strong central government. Also meaning that both the Whigs and the Federalists favored a loose interpretation of the constitution. Both parties also felt that the federal government should pay...
  • American Two Party System
    505 words
    In many lands across the world political parties has often taken a drastic and violent turn. Groups defected at the polls have resorted to violent terms of action to advance their cause. The stroy of political parties in the United States is both brief and peaceful. American two-party system The american two-party system has ever been a puzzle to Americans and a mystery to foreign observers. Both foreign and domestic critics find fault with the American two-party system. (William B. Hesseltine- ...
  • Anti Federalist Party
    367 words
    Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists From 1787-1790 the development of the American Constitution was a battle between two opposing political philosophies. America's best political minds gathered in Philadelphia and other cities in the Northeast in order to find common ground in a governmental structure. The Federalists and the Anti-Federalists had both some political thoughts that agreed as well as some political thoughts that disagreed. However, both parties would compromise and ultimately come tog...
  • Constitution In A Broad Way
    443 words
    In the time period between 1801 and 1817 the Jeffersonian Republicans were regarded as strict constructionists however this political party made many decisions that were characterized as broad constructionism. The Federalists who were characterized as broad constructionism also abandoned their method of interpreting the constitution more than once and interpreted the constitution quite strictly. Although both these parties mostly stuck to their ways of looking at the constitution both did stray ...
  • Whig And Federalist Parties
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    Although historically represented as distinct parties, the Federalists and the Whigs in fact shared a common political ideology, represented many of the same interest groups and proposed similar programs and policies. Assess this. Although the Whig party surfaced forty years after the Federalist party had died out, the two separate parties held many of the same ideals, and catered to many of the same constituents, causing these two parties to be more similar in history than different. The Federa...
  • Political Parties George Washington
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    Political Parties INTRODUCTION Political party is defined as A group of office holders, candidates, activist, and voters who identify with a group label and seek to elect to public office individuals who run under that label. (O Connor 296) When referring to political parties George Washington, the first president of the United States, described it as the fury of political parties. In fact, George Washington felt so strongly against political parties that he felt a need to warn Americans stating...
  • Emergence Of Political Parties
    391 words
    The 1790's were a critical period in American history because they determined how the new Constitution would be interpreted and they set a precedent for future American governmental policies. The 1790's were also a turbulent period both at home and abroad, and the conflicts that emerged layed the foundation of the 2-party system in the U.S. Domestically, great contreversey centered around the nationalistic, economic programs of Alexander Hamilton, Washington's Sec. of Treasury. Hamilton wanted t...
  • Federalist Party
    700 words
    Thomas Jefferson and the triumph of his Democratic-Republicans marked the first party overturn in American history. He extended democratic principles to manners and established certain rules such as the rule of! ^0 pell-mell! +/- at official dinners. This organization insulted the British minister who enjoyed preference among the pro-British Federalists. Jefferson altered his political ideals in such practices that in doing so he destroyed the Federalist Party. The Federalists bragged a concentr...
  • Land And The Federalist Party
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    The political opposition for the Federalists during the presidencies of Jeffersonian Republican leaders Jefferson and Madison. This was just another battle in the much larger war, spanning all of American history, between the two main stay political parties. Jefferson and Madison's actions during their presidencies and Federalist proposals clearly prove that the Jeffersonians were loose in policy during this time period. Classically, throughout history, the party in political power wants to keep...

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