Republicans vs. Federalists

The differences between the first political parties.

What causes the political parties to split?

  • Jays Treaty
  • Excise Tax
  • Whiskey Rebellion
  • Alexander Hamilton's Economic Plan
  • Favoring Industry over Agriculture through tariffs


Republican Views

  • Favors State Rights
  • Favors Poor
  • Favors Agriculture
  • Favors France
  • Low tax tariffs
  • Strict Interpretation of the Constitution


Federalist Views

  • Strong central government
  • Favors Rich
  • Favors Manufacturing
  • Favors England
  • Taxes and Tariffs
  • Implied Powers


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