Presentation on theme: "Democratic - Republicans"— Presentation transcript:
1 Democratic - Republicans Alexander HamiltonThomas JeffersonFederalistsDemocratic - Republicans
2 Hamilton and Jefferson: Differing Views Alexander HamiltonThomas JeffersonFavored farmers and rural communitiesFavored trade, manufacturing and citiesBelieved that the federal government should have more power than the statesBelieved that states should have more power than the federal government (state’s rights)Believed in a loose interpretation of the ConstitutionBelieved in a strict interpretation of the Constitutionwas pro-Britishwas pro-French
3 First Political Parties Democratic Republicans FederalistsDemocratic Republicansled by Alexander Hamiltonled by Thomas Jeffersonstrong central government led by industry and the wealthystrong state governments led by the “common man”emphasis on agriculture“Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens.” – Thomas Jeffersonemphasis on manufacturing, shipping, and tradeloose interpretation of the Constitutionstrict interpretation of the Constitutionfavored the national bankopposed the national bankfavored protective tariffsopposed protective tariffspro-Britishpro-French
4 The Providential Detection 1797-1800. Thomas Jefferson kneels before the altar of Gallic despotism as God and an American eagle attempt to prevent him from destroying the Constitution. Jefferson's alleged attack on George Washington and John Adams in the form of a letter to Philip Mazzei falls from his pocket. Jefferson is supported by Satan, the writings of Thomas Paine, and the French philosophers.
5 Am I a Federalist or a Republican? Francois GouletFarmer from Georgia5th grade education2. Brandon SmithLawyer from Boston, MACollege graduate3. John MarshallVirginia planterFuture Chief Justice of the Supreme CourtBelieved that the judicial branch was too weak4. Hans GruberGerman immigrantPennsylvania farmer5. Sally MooreMother of fiveEmployee of a Massachusetts textile mill6. James PrescottBanker from DelawareMember of the Delaware state legislature7. Mary WorthingtonMerchant from South CarolinaSells mainly European products
6 Am I a Federalist or a Republican? Francois GouletFarmer from Georgia5th grade educationRepublican2. Brandon SmithLawyer from Boston, MACollege graduateFederalist
7 Am I a Federalist or a Republican? 3. John MarshallVirginia planterCollege graduateFuture Chief Justice of the Supreme CourtBelieved that the judicial branch was too weakFederalist4. Hans GruberGerman immigrantPennsylvania farmerRepublican
8 Am I a Federalist or a Republican? 5. Sally MooreMother of fiveEmployee of a Massachusetts textile millFederalist6. James PrescottBanker from DelawareMember of the Delaware state legislatureRepublican
9 Am I a Federalist or a Republican? 7. Mary WorthingtonMerchant from South CarolinaSells mainly European productsRepublican
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