Hamilton Party Project

Hamilton Party Project

Published on 9 June 2022
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Transcript
00:01
Hamilton Political Party Project
00:06
Alexander Hamilton - Federalist Party
00:12
Describing the Federalists
00:17
Federalists believed in a strong central government
00:22
weaker state government
00:29
believed the constitution was open for interpretation
00:37
and wanted a central bank
00:42
Why did Washington have Hamilton and jefferson as his advisors
00:47
Hamilton - Federalist Jefferson - Democratic Republican
00:53
00:53
Washington made Hamilton and Jefferson his advisors because they had completely different views on how the government should work.
00:58
Washington could have been able to integrate the different ideas of Hamilton and Jefferson to use in creating a nation that everyone will like.
01:04
Washington didn’t want political parties because it could ruin what has already been built and could prevent branches of government from using their powers in the constitution. So the nation won’t be divided
01:14
How are the Federalists and modern day republicans similar and different
01:20
Republican party of today wants gun rights, increased military spending, Republicans support state rights Federalists favored weaker state rights Federalists wanted gun rights, wanted increased taxation to help pay for military and wars
01:30
3 examples of when political parties divided or united America
01:35
Mainly America has been divided with political parties and they hardly ever unite. The times the parties are very divided is during elections, another time could be Federalists wanting to keep slavery and anti federalists wanting to abolish slavery.
01:43
One time the political parties felt united after 9/11. There was no time to feel divided and the only way we could move forward is if we bound together