Democratic - Republicans
wanted to limit the power of the
-They didn't want to be controlled.
-They also wanted a smaller and
-Didn't want to risk the government
becoming too powerful and taking
Led by Thomas Jefferson
Washington chose both Hamilton and
Jefferson to be his advisors. He chose
Hamilton to be the financial foundation.
He chose Jefferson because he opposed
Hamilton and it helped balance the opinions.
Washington didn't want political parties. He warned
us that political factions may get in the way of the
execution of laws created by the government. He
also worried that it would prevent the branches of
the government from exercising the powers provided
to them by the constitution.
Comparing the Democratic - Republican party to a
political party in today's world would lead you to
discovering that the democratic party is most similar.
-They ensure rules and avoid risking something
getting too powerful
-They both want to avoid the government
getting too much power and taking control
- Democrats of today believe that the
government regulations are necessary in
- Essential in a democracy by giving citizens a choice in
- Opportunities to influence society
- Engagement in elections
- Not a subject everyone can talk about due to each
person having different beliefs and opinions
Politcial Party's Impact on our Nation
- Political and presidential elections
-Increases voting numbers in elections
-Gives a side for each persons beliefs