James madison was an american statesman and founding

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James Madison- was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fourth President of the United States from 1809 to 1817. He is hailed as the "Father of the Constitution"for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Alexander Hamilton- was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation's financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and The New York Post newspaper. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the mainauthor of the economic policies of the George Washington administration. He took the lead in thefunding of the states' debts by the Federal government, as well as the establishment of a national bank, a system of tariffs, and friendly trade relations with Britain.Sam Adams- sons of liberty to unit working class men that disagreed with the Townson acts In Boston 1770- The Boston massacre, Paul raver uses a painting showing the British firing on unarmed colonies, anger them and mobilize them to go against the British rule. In concord, the first shots were fired when a group of colonist go to steal weapons from the British from an armory. Republicans- Thomas Jefferson was the first new party president from the Federalists, he believes that the national government is only a compact for the states and he tries to roll back some of the power. Cuts taxes and the Army’s budget, to strengthen the state governments. His closest ally in this process was James Madison, which is strange because he used to be a federalist working with Hamilton to ratify to constitution. This could be because JM was from the south and Hamilton was from the north, or another difference was the way they read the constitution. Hamilton had an implied reading, Madison read it as a strict constitution. Two political consequences of the war of 1812 1) Ended the Federalist Party, opposing the war they are not liked by Americans2) The war transformed Andrew Jackson from a war hero and General into a political figure. As aworking class guy he provided a new kind of voice for the common people. “The Jacksonian era” 1812-1828. Andrew Jackson- Elected President in 1828 and his first act was to get rid of the First National Bank that Jefferson had set up. This splits the Republican Party in two. The number of white menvoting tripled from 1824-1828Whig Party-Did not agree with Jackson views on destroying the Bank, They wanted to see the Country grow financially and playing an active part in the growth of the economy William Henry Harrison runs against Van Burgan in 1840 and wins for the Whigs, The two symbols he uses are the log cabin and a barrel even though he himself was a wealthy son of a slaveholder. This election was seen as the first modern election.
Democratic Party- Martin van Burgan as the leader, Voice of the working party. He served as Jacksons vice president and then as President in 1836. Preached discipline and togetherness, as

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