The development of political parties even though

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Unformatted text preview: hington agreed and the bill was passed and helped the economy. Report on Manufactures (1791) – this last suggestion, which was to encourage American industry through protective tariffs, was rejected. - A smaller part of Hamilton’s financial plan, the tax on Whisky [to pay for assumption] is worth noting b/c it set off the Whiskey Rebellion in Pennsylvania [where farmers already ticked off b/c the army wasn’t beating the Miami Confederacy]. At first it was just protests, but in July 1794 violence began [the crap gov’t that can’t protect us is overtaxing us]. So on August 7, Washington told the rebels to stop and called on 13,000 militiamen [he led ‘em, too] to march up there. By the time they got there the rebellion had stopped, but Washington’s action had LT effects b/c it demonstrated that the nat’l gov’t would no longer tolerate violent resistance to its laws. *The Development of Political Parties* - Even though traditional political theory saw organized opposition as illegitimate, parties were beginning to form by 1794 in the form of the Democratic-Republicans. - Jefferson and Madison, who saw themselves as the true embodiments of the Spirit of 1776 and felt that Hamilton was subverting their revolutionary ideals by favoring an overly strong central gov’t and control by wealthy merchants, led the DR’s. 63 - In response, Hamilton and his supporters called themselves Federalists and claimed that the DR’s were an illegal faction plotting against the gov’t. - Washington first tried to stay out it all, but ended up staying for another term in 1792 in the hope of promoting unity. But it got more complicated when issues in foreign affairs further divided the two camps. *The French Revolution and Foreign Affairs* - In 1789 most Americans supported the FR, but as it got bloodier and bloodier some began to reconsider. Then, in 1793, France declared war on Britain, Spain, and Holland, and the US had a bit of a problem: On one side, there was the 1778 Treaty of Alliance with France and the whole shared ideals of republicanism thi...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2014 for the course APUSH AP United taught by Professor Orban during the Fall '10 term at Harrison High School, Harrison.

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