Federalist Era - History 116

Federalist Era - History 116 - THE FEDERALIST ERA Carol...

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THE FEDERALIST ERA Carol Jean Cox
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FEDERALIST ERA 1790's - 1800 Federalists Versus Anti-federalists Issues Facing the New Government Hamilton’s Financial Program Debate on the Interpretation of the Constitution Emergence of a Two Party System Decline of the Federalists
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FEDERALIST ERA 1790's - 1800 Federalists - people who were in favor of a strong central government Federalists in full power George Washington - first President 1790 no election- unanimous for Washington no elections for first few Presidents A majority of the founding fathers became involved in the government
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FEDERALIST ERA 1790's - 1800 Federalists Federalists--> first election - caucus (group) nominates a President Washington stepped down after 2 terms Adams served 4 years (1796-1800) Anti-Federalists Anti-Federalists --> those against a strong federal government Republicans (Jeffersonians) later Democrat/Republicans historical beginnings of Democrat Party
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FEDERALIST ERA 1790's - 1800 Issues Facing the New Government U.S. weak no navy - little army - Indians to deal with problems on the international scene e.g. Britain, Spain Owed money $55 million $11 million owed to other countries Most owed to Americans from Revolutionary War
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FEDERALIST ERA 1790's - 1800 Issues Facing the New Government Not really a united country noted failure of Article Government wondered about the President for four years
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FEDERALIST ERA 1790's - 1800 Hamilton’s Financial Program Hamilton- Washington’s aide in the Revolutionary War now Secretary of Treasury an elitist- aristocrat - slave owner
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HISTORY - 1938 taught by Professor Davida.franczyk during the Spring '08 term at Buffalo State.

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