Federalist Party

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Federalist Party - ∙ The Federalist Party came together in the 1790s under the  leadership of Alexander Hamilton. Supporters of a strong central government and the  loose construction of the Constitution, they advanced the powers of the federal  government under the executive leadership of Presidents George Washington and John  Adams. Upon losing executive power to Jefferson and the Democratic-Republicans in  1801, the Federalists watched as the new establishment proceeded to subsume many of  their ideals and positions, gradually extinguishing the cause of Federalism into a distant  memory.  House of Burgesses - ∙ The House of Burgesses was a legislative body established in  1619, for the purpose of granting a measure of autonomy to colonists in the  Commonwealth of Virginia. It was overseen by a royal governor and ultimately subject to 
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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