Presentation on theme: "Federalists vs. Democratic Republicans"— Presentation transcript:
1Federalists vs. Democratic Republicans By Mr. Linder
2Federalists – Leaders: Alexander Hamilton – George Washington’s Secretary of the Treasury
3Federalist Beliefs: Strong National Bank – to handle Nations Debts. Protective Tariff to protect American manufacturing.Help the British because we trade with them a lot and they help our economy.
4Federalist Beliefs – Continued: We need a strong federal government – it worked well for Britian.Loose Interpretation of the Consitution to help with the power of the Federal Gov.Rule by the rich – because others don’t understand the complexity of Government and have no “skin” in the game.
5Democratic Republican Leader – Thomas Jefferson George Washington’s Secretary of State.
6Democratic Republicans – Beliefs: No National Bank – This would only benefit the rich.No tariffs – this helps with free trade and lower prices.Help the French – they helped us during the Revolutionary War!
7Democratic Republicans Beliefs – Cont. Weak Central Government – A strong central government will endanger people’s freedom!Strict Interpretation of the Constitution – limit the power of the Federal Gov.People should participate in government rather than rule by the rich and the few.