US History Political Party Project

US History Political Party Project

Published on 9 June 2022
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00:01
Trevor Nicholson
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US History Political Party Project
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Jefferson's Democratic-Republican Party
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Thomas Jefferson
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3rd President of the US One of Washington's advisors Author of the Declaration of Independence "Spokesman for Democracy" Man of the People
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Jefferson's Party
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"Republican Party" State's Rights Democracy Egalitarianism Strict Interpretation of the Constitution Anti-Federalist
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Washington's Advisors
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Hamilton                  VS                   Jefferson
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Federalist National Bank Strong Central Gov't Weaker State Gov'ts
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Anti-Federalist No National Bank Weaker Central Gov't Strong State Gov'ts
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Both advisors for equal consideration of opinions in decision making
00:47
No Political Parties
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Washington did not want political parties in the US because of: Division Aggression Protesting Obstruction of government practices
00:60
Modern Adaptation
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Today's Democratic Party is considered to be the heir to Jefferson's Republican Party Democracy State's Rights Liberalism For the Common People
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Much Has Changed
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Jefferson's Republican Party Agricultural Interests Classic Liberalism Free Market Democratic Party Workplace + Worker Rights Modern Liberalism Managed Economy
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Parties have evolved to adapt to a changing, industrializing nation
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How Parties Affect Division
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Civil Rights Movement Southern Democrats opposed the Civil Rights movement Republicans mostly supported the movement and got the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed
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Civil War Eleven Southern (mostly Democrat) States separated from the US Issue over slavery Republicans pushed for abolition of slavery with Lincoln
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Influential Presidents Roosevelt - Democrat Progressivism, New Deal Reagan - Republican Cutting Taxes, Family Values