Alexander Hamilton was a founding father of the United states.
He fought in the revolutionary war along with helping draft the
founded the American financial system. He was a strong
supporter of the federalist party. He even appeared on the 10 dollar bill!
The federalist party called for
a strong central government giving
state governments very limited to no power. They adopted a strong
relationship with Great Britain in opposition to the
They believed in things like centralization, industrialization, economic
growth, and indirect election of government officials.
Washington chose both Hamilton and Jefferson to be
his advisors purely for the competing beliefs. The
constitution did not provide for a body of these
perspectives. These opposing positions were
beneficial to Washington's presidency as they both
specialized in different parts of government.
They both represented different political parties
which he didn't want in our nation.
Washington did not favor the idea of political parties as he believed
that constant disagreement and arguing between the parties will weaken
the government. In his farewell address he says that parties
``serves always to distract the public councils and unfeeble the public
It agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles
the animosity of one part against another, foments occasionally riot and I
A group the federalist party can be compared to is the republican party.
Both focused on the ideals brought from the American revolution.
They just disagreed on how to go about it. Federalist believed in a strict
interpretation of the constitution while republicans believed in a loose
interpretation. This meant federalists favored a strong central
government while republicans favored strong state rights.
2. Parties came together to great the constituion for our nation
In history there have been many times when political parties came
together and either plaintly hurt the nation orn helped it.
3. A more recent event, in the year of 2020 , the storming of the capital
was stormed by republicans against democrats
1. One we mention are times in need like the great depression.
During these times we see political parties coming together
to restore the nations by passing laws and reforms to restore back to