Essays Tagged: "Federalist Party"

Expansionism and Slavery during the 1800s

s during the early to mid 1800s.When Thomas Jefferson wanted to acquire the Louisiana Purchase, the Federalist Party met him with opposition. The opposition, however, was on a national basis. The heat ...

(1 pages) 127 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparison of Federalist Party to the Whig Party.

AP US HistoryEvolution: Federalists to WhigsAmerica's early history is marked with drastic changes in political situations a ... party was born out of the controversy over the adoption of the proposed Federal Constitution - the Federalist Party. It dominated congress and, therefore, America for approximately twenty-five years ... disintegrated and its members scattered throughout various other factions. Fourteen years after the Federalists' dissolution the Whig party rose as another prominent political group. The Whig party, a ...

(6 pages) 102 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

These notes list the first 11 presidents with brief reviews of their presidencies.

Country")In 1789 George Washington ran against John Adams and John Jay. Washington was part of the Federalist Party. Between 1759 and 1788 Washington was also member to the House of Burgess, the Cont ... Even though he lost, he kept running every term until he got elected in 1796. Adams was part of the Federalist Party. Adams was also a member of the Continental Congress, the Commissioner to France, M ...

(13 pages) 85 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The second president of United States

reation of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional government. Adams belonged to the Federalist Party. During the Revolutionary War from 1777 to 1780, he served as a diplomat in France ... ights, curtailed the freedom of the press, and made it difficult to become a citizen of the US. The Federalist congress passed the Alien and Sedition Acts in 1798. Although John Adams did not propose ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Opposing Views on the Constitution. this essay was written for an AP US history class, and is about the differences of opinion of those who were involved in making the Constitution

trick Henry; all of whom had contrasting views on the Constitution.Alexander Hamilton was a leading Federalist before his death at the hands of Aaron Burr. His Federalist Party believed in a strong ce ... military, as well as the power to tax the nation's people. In his Article in the New York paper the Federalist, which purpose was to obtain support for the Constitution, that needed unanimous support ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The new American culture reflected a republican vision of the nation's future. Agree/Disagree -cite specific examples.

e during the early 19th century, American culture began to establish its own identity. Although the Federalist party met its demise soon after the "revolution" of 1800 and Republicans gained political ... vision is the spread of nationalism. A Republican view would place emphasis on the states, while a Federalist view would typically make the United States of America seem more like one unified country ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

1996 ap us history free response dbq

ut the period 1801-1817, the government was ruled by the Jeffersonian Republican party, whereas the Federalist Party began to slowly fade away from public view. The Jeffersonian Republican party, led ... ves...and united as to everything respecting foreign nations." (Document A). On the other hand, the Federalist Party, previously led by Alexander Hamilton, espoused the idea of a strong central govern ...

(5 pages) 83 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Second-party system in the 1800s

elings, as it was called, was a time when there was a single-party system. This was so, because the Federalist party was no longer a national party and the only national party that remained was the De ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Presidential Election of 1800

The presidential election of 1800 was narrowed to John Adams, Federalist, against Thomas Jefferson, the Democratic-Republican. The election of 1800 was a revoluti ... utionary because of a peaceful transfer between parties, votes were dealt with in the house and the Federalist party began to fade.During the election of 1800, the republicans narrowly defeated the Fe ... government to be directed toward the common people.It was said that after the election of 1800, the Federalists were blessed with more talent than wisdom, and were quickly becoming a political dinosau ...

(1 pages) 42 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Biography of James Madison

March 4, 1813. Madison was a member of the Democratic-Republicans, but still held some views of the Federalist Party. The War of 1812, also known as Madison's War, with Britain began in Madison's firs ... al with countless trading problems with France and Britain, the large split between Republicans and Federalists, and conflicts with Indians. Madison's second term was anything but peaceful. The ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The History of Judicial Review

nment. A debate has continuously raged throughout the United States since the power was established.Federalist John Adams lost the Presidential election of 1800 to the leader of the Anti-Federalist pa ... he Judiciary Act of 1801 allowed Adams to appoint 42 justices of the peace. In order to get as many Federalists in office as he could, he appointed any man he saw fit. Secretary of State John Marshall ...

(6 pages) 139 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Although Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were two great leaders in U.S. History, they both had very different views of Government and the Economy."

ment needed some changes, but that is where the similarities ended. Hamilton was the creator of the Federalist Party which represented favor in strong central government, a Federal Bank, and a stable ... al government, a Federal Bank, and a stable financial system. Jefferson was the creator of the Anti-Federalist Party who did not favor strong central government, and believed in an agrarian economy. B ...

(3 pages) 102 3 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Jefferson, Madison, and the US Presidency

e interpretation and structure of the constitution. President James Madison, a member of the Federalist Party, sought a broad construction in the United States Constitution. His beliefs that th ... the responsibility for such projects to the state and local governments. In 1814, Daniel Webster, a federalist under Madison, even made reference to the constitution, when attempting to pass a bill au ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Supreme Court Cases - Marbury vs Madison

The Federalist Party had been defeated in the election of 1800. John Adams, a federalist decided to appo ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Constructionists Jefferson & Madison

eir characterized views as strict constructionists were opposed to the broad constructionist of the Federalists. Jefferson, who after all argument between Hamilton brought the beginning of the two pol ... g for roads and declared war of 1812.In spite the inauguration of Jefferson becoming president, the Federalist Party was dying out. In his presidency Jefferson, mentioned as a strict constructionist, ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Thomas Jefferson vs. Alexander Hamilton

United States was founded without political parties, but differences in the ideologies between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists formed a basis for two new parties, formed around two very impo ... is for two new parties, formed around two very important men. Alexander Hamilton, the leader of the Federalist Party, and Thomas Jefferson, the leader of the new Democratic Republicans, shared many di ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Two Party System

Free Response Essay After 1816, a revival of opposition occurred when the Federalist Party offered no presidential candidate and ceased to exist, leaving the Republican Party ... he economic and political beliefs of the Republican Party at some times resembled that of the early Federalist Party with their promotion of economic growth and centralization. The opposition opposed ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Federalist Party Achievements And Shortcomings

Examining the Federalist Party's Achievements and Shortcomings The Federalist Party, despite its many shortcomings ... quite a bit while in power in the early days of America. The most noteworthy accomplishment of the Federalists of the era was certainly the National Bank. This bank provided for a stable economy that ... l Bank. This bank provided for a stable economy that could secure America's prosperity. Without the Federalist Bank, America would have floundered and quickly imploded. The Bank was the early sustenan ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marbury v. Madison

arbury v. Madison (1803) came in the wake of the 1800 presidential election. This election cost the Federalist party both the presidency and control of Congress. Despite losing the election, constitut ... esidency and control of Congress. Despite losing the election, constitutional mandates required the Federalist Party incumbents to sustain their position in office until March 1801. This enabled the l ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Compare/Contrast essay on Republicans and Democrats

atic Party. It was formed as a congressional caucus to fight for the Bill of Rights and against the Federalist Party. Thomas Jefferson was the first democratic President elected to office. There is a ...

(3 pages) 54 1 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays