Chapter 7-pgs 226-235

Chapter 7-pgs - A.P US Mods 6/7/8 Notes for pgs 226 235 Artem Kholodenko 0109 Battling for the Nation's Soul Parties Arise Election of 1800

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A.P. US   Artem Kholodenko Mods 6/7/8 0109 Notes for pgs. 226 – 235 Battling for the Nation’s   Soul Parties Arise Election of 1800 Ideological Confrontation French Revolution Causes   Problems Federal Ideas Republican Ideas - Americans feared organized political parties because they  assumed that such groups were formed by corrupt conspirators  working against the people’s liberties - Political parties were not mentioned in the constitution or in  The  Federalist  in 1789 - By the end of Washington’s 2 nd  term the Americans split into 2  parties: Federalists and Republicans - The election of 1800 would determine whether the nation’s  political elite could accommodate demands from ordinary citizens  for a more active and influential role in determining government  policy - The American political values were reassessed after the French  revolutionaries turned radical and began killing anti- revolutionaries in 1793-1794 - North federalists thought that France was in hell, mid-Atlantic  thought it was evil - People didn’t want mod rule in the US, but in cities like NY,  people raised the revolution in a way, with pro-revolutionaries  such as Jefferson and Genet - By mid 1790s Federalists decided that it wasn’t wise to involve  the public in politics because they could be very gullible to  individuals’ influence - Federalists favored representative government - VP Adams tried to give royal-named positions to the pres. “His  High Mightiness” but failed to do so, but officials tried to separate  themselves from citizens - Congress and cabinet members dressed in high fashion and  having balls and formal dinners - Federalists said they ruled  of  and  for  the people - They wanted to limit public office to wise and virtuous men who  would protect liberty - Jefferson, Madison, and others had very different ideas including  that corruption was unavoidable in a small government  - Most republicans were from the south - They saw the events in France and considered the people as  fellow republicans - They saw widespread political participation as unworthy of  educated gentlemen - Apathy about politics was widespread and this gave federalists 
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Opposition to Federalists The Republican Party New Papers Used for   Manipulation Washington Retires the ability to pass unwise laws without criticism - In Oct. 1794 efforts to turn the public against the federalists  began with the 1 st  national opposition paper,  National Gazette   - Several democratic (republican) societies formed in1793-1794  and included people form planters and merchants to artisans and  sailors, but clergy, poor, and non-whites weren’t present - The members began to spread dissatisfaction with the 
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Chapter 7-pgs - A.P US Mods 6/7/8 Notes for pgs 226 235 Artem Kholodenko 0109 Battling for the Nation's Soul Parties Arise Election of 1800

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