FInal Project

FInal Project

Published on 9 June 2022
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Thomas Jefferson & The 
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Democrat Republican Party 
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-Started and lead by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in 1790's
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-Held power nationally from 1801-1825
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-Influenced by French Revolution
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-Anti-monarchial & anti-dictator
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-Composed of those who oppposed Hamilton
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-Supported France in European war in 1792
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Main Goals
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-scale back federalist programs 
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-promotion of pollitical democracy
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-expand country to create farm land 
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-smaller, decentralized government 
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-fix national debt 
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-reduce armed forces
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Hamilton As An Advisor 
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-brilaint administrator
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-help bring order to unruly army and government 
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-seamlessly interpret Washington's commands
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-had extensive knowlege as well as reading and writing skills
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-was a man of action and regarded as a miltirary hero during Revolution
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Jefferson As An Advisor 
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-placed his trust in the people as govenors
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-believed America's success lay in its agrarian tradition
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-his devotion to American Revolution ressembled Washington's
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-brilliant writter
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Working together to help
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-both were active in the Revolutionary effort
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-Washington was able to hear two different perspectives  so that he was able to get more perspectives on the nation
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-Compromise of 1790
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-both contributed their ideas and opinions and tried to work together to try and better the nation 
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Washington Against Pollitical Parties
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-Washington wanted unity rather than division
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-believed parties would destroy the young United States
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-he thought that separate parties would cause more conflict
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-he said that parties "distract the public councils and enfeeble the public administration" and they "kindle the animostiy of one part against another, foments occassionally riot"
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Connections to Present Day 
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-Jefferson's party laid the foundation for the Democrat and Republican Parties
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-similar to the Republican Party today: -both parties advocate(d) for a smaller government -both follow traditional values -both want(ed) lower taxes 
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Connections to Present Day
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-different to Republican Party today          -Republicans support large military and spending while Jefferson's party did not          -Republicans aggresivley pursue U.S. national security intrests while Jefferson's party did not
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Pollitical Parties Bringing Unison
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-1960's, Republicans supported Democrat President Lyndon Johnson's legislature
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-1980's, Democrats worked with Republican President Ronald Reagan 
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-atmosphere of bipartisanship on foreign policy in Washington during George H. W. Bush's administration