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Political Parties in America How and why did they develop…
Why did Political parties develop? Different opinions on direction of country’s: 1) Economic decisions 2) International relations 3) Power of the Federal govt.
How did Political parties develop? 2 founding fathers became the leaders of each party.
Create a chart in your lancer notes Leader: Alexander Hamilton Federalists Democratic-Republicans Thomas Jefferson Elected leaders should be educated and wealthy people. Elected leaders should be common, ordinary people. Strong Federal Govt. Strong State govt.’s Economic focus on Manufacturing Economic focus on agriculture Loose interpretation of the constitution. Strict interpretation of the constitution.
FederalistsDemocratic- Republicans Wanted Britain as an ally. Wanted France as an ally. Wanted a National Bank Wanted State banks Taxes on other countries goods (protective tariffs) Completely free trade
How did the P.P.’s develop? The 2 nd president was a member of the Federalist party. His name was John Adams.
Huge impact… As you know political parties have a huge impact on society. Think of all you hear about elections.