Assuming the states dept

In the late 1800s, the United States experienced a tremendous growth in industrialization. Led by oil, steel, and other manufacturing industries, the United States had become the world’s leading producer of manufactured goods by 1900.

creation of the National Banks

The national government assume the debts of the states, repay the national debt at par rather than at its depressed market value, and charter a national bank.The Reader’s Companion to American History. Eric Foner and John A. Garraty, Editors. Copyright © 1991 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

The French Revolution

Supported the popular forces in the French Revolution and favored American assistance. Because the french was a popular country.

The power in the National Government

Sought to limit the role of the national government, favoring local control because it was too powerful.

Alien and Sedition Acts

Opposed, along with the enlarged army, as a threat to citizen’s individual liberties (Bill of Rights).

War with Britain in 1812

He thought one war enough for one man, so, in order to protect United States vessels and sailors, he had his majority Democratic-Republican party in Congress impose an embargo on American shipping.

National Leaders of the party

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison


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