Federalists

LED BY: GEORGE WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDER HAMILTON

assuming the states debt



Our opinion on this issue that regards the debt of the states is that we should keep our capital in Philadelphia and that we should be able to have a national bank. The states debt should depend on the war damage and states like South Carolina support the idea because most of the war was fought in their area.

creation of the national bank

The Federalist argued that congress had been granted the authority to make all laws that were "necessary and proper" to the execution of its powers.

The French Revolution

French Ships were attacking American ports. The government sent 3 American representatives