Presentation on theme: "Federalist v. Democratic Republicans or (Anti-Federalists)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Federalist v. Democratic Republicans or (Anti-Federalists)
2 Who is a Federalist?Leaders = Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Thomas Pinckney, and John MarshallStance on the National Bank = Favor of creating a national bankType of person attracted to the Federalist Party = Wealthy, merchant, northernerFavorite European Country = Great BritainConstitutional Beliefs = Loose Construction of the ConstitutionFederal Government Beliefs = Strong Federal GovernmentEvent that caused them to gain power = XYZ Affair
3 Who is a Democratic Republican? (Anti-Federalist) Leaders of the party = Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Aaron Burr, James MonroeStance on the National Bank = Opposed the creation of a national bankType of person who was part of the political party = Poor, Southern, Western, farmerFavorite European Country = FranceConstitutional Beliefs = Strict Construction of the ConstitutionFederal Government Beliefs = limited federal governmentEvent that Caused them to gain power = Alien and Sedition Acts
4 Why was the Election of 1796 different from the previous election? 1st time more than one candidate ranJohn Adams (Pinckney)– FederalistThomas Jefferson (Burr) – Democratic RepublicanPolitical parties or groups that help elect people and shape policiesFederalist Party – wanted a strong federal government and supported industry and tradeDemocratic Republican Party – wanted to limit the federal government’s power
5 How the election worked? Each elector cast a vote for president and a separate vote for vice president (Adams, Pinckney, Burr, Jefferson)The person with the highest number of votes was to be presidentThe person with the 2nd number of highest votes would be the vice presidentJohn AdamsThomas JeffersonThomas PinckneyAaron Burr
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