Political Parties

Political Parties - Political Parties Basic Function o In a...

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Political Parties Basic Function o In a Two party system o To organize a majority of persons for purposes of governing Washington o He did not like political parties o Thought they would divide society o Hoped they would never emerge o Political parties not mentioned in the constitution Surprise wasn’t that they developed, it was how the developed so quickly Adams - Election of 1796 o First partisan election o First two political parties have emerged o Federalists and Democratic Republicans (Republicans) Emerged during GW’s administration Washington wasn’t the smartest guy - he surrounded himself with the smartest guys around Alexander Hamilton - Secretary of Treasury Thomas Jefferson - Secretary of State TJ and Alex don’t get along! Hamilton o NATIONAL BANK o Strong federal GOVT o Loose interpretation TJ o No national bank o Weaker govt.
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