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supporters of the federal administration. As the Republicans viewed the societies as a way to improve understanding of political issues and refine public opinion, the Federalists denounced these “self- created societies” for sowing the “seeds of jealousy and distrust of the government.” The Federalists, found ways to weaken the minds of the public and their trust in the government as well as encouraging some radical ideologies. Also the Federalists aligned or identified themselves more in a traditional republican way where the citizens were accustomed to the wisdom of their leaders once they had been placed in office. On the contrary, the Republicans encouraged their members and followers to make their voice heard through public organizations such as the Democratic-Republican Societies (Keene et. al, 2012).
Instructor Explanation: See Keene, et al, pp. 142–167. Students should mention the compromise made at the convention under Roger Sherman (CT) granting each state equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the House. They could also mention the compromises made between slave state and free, and between east versus west. They should mention that the Federalists were proponents of a strong federal government (and its economic policies), while the Democratic- Republicans favored a broader democracy. Alexander Hamilton and George Washington were Federalists, while James Madison and Thomas Jefferson were Democratic-Republicans. Points Received: 15 of 20 Comments: What you have is good yet there could be more depth on the first part of the question. * Times are displayed in (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)

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