Federalist Project

Federalist Project

Published on 9 June 2022
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Transcript
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Federalist of the 1700's
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The Federalist Party was founded by Alexander Hamilton in effort to ratify the new Constitution
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They focused on a strong central government rather  than giving states more power
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President George Washington chose Alexander Hamilton  and Thomas Jefferson to be his advisors because they have different opinions that could be useful. He is able to see two different sides of an argument and pick what he believes is best for the country
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Washington did not want political parties because he believed that they may seek to obstruct the execution of the laws created by the government or to prevent the branches of government from exercising the powers provided them by the constitution
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The Federalist Party is a combination of the modern day Democratic and Republican Party beliefs
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Similar to modern day Republicans, Federalists believe in the ratification of the Constitution
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Republicans also believe that the government should protect the people of the United States
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Three ways the political parties came together were during  major events such as the Cold War and the spread of Communism
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World War I
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And World War II