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Federalist v. Democratic Republicans or (Anti-Federalists)
Who is a Federalist? Leaders = Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Thomas Pinckney, and John Marshall Stance on the National Bank = Favor of creating a national bank Type of person attracted to the Federalist Party = Wealthy, merchant, northerner Favorite European Country = Great Britain Constitutional Beliefs = Loose Construction of the Constitution Federal Government Beliefs = Strong Federal Government Event that caused them to gain power = XYZ Affair
Who is a Democratic Republican? (Anti-Federalist)
Leaders of the party = Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Aaron Burr, James Monroe Stance on the National Bank = Opposed the creation of a national bank Type of person who was part of the political party = Poor, Southern, Western, farmer Favorite European Country = France Constitutional Beliefs = Strict Construction of the Constitution Federal Government Beliefs = limited federal government Event that Caused them to gain power = Alien and Sedition Acts
Why was the Election of 1796 different from the previous election?
1st time more than one candidate ran John Adams (Pinckney)– Federalist Thomas Jefferson (Burr) – Democratic Republican Political parties or groups that help elect people and shape policies Federalist Party – wanted a strong federal government and supported industry and trade Democratic Republican Party – wanted to limit the federal government’s power
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 president The person with the 2nd number of highest votes would be the vice president John Adams Thomas Jefferson Thomas Pinckney Aaron Burr
Election Results: Adams = 71 votes Jefferson = 68 votes
Pinckney = 59 votes Burr = 30 votes Who wins as president? Vice President?
They had not yet passed the 12th amendment (1804)
A separate vote is cast for the position of president and vice president. You can not run for both offices
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