Creation of a National Bank
He was on the Democratic Republican side
He was also on the Democratic Republican side
The Federalists and the Democratic Republicans had many different point of views in things.
Power of the National Government
Alien and Sedition Acts
The Dem. Republicans felt like this act was interfering with the freedom of press.
War with Britain 1812
The Democratic Republicans didn't want to go to war. Matter of fact, Thomas Jefferson (who was the president at that time) didn't want to go to war either. But Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun (War Hawks) declared war with Britain, but when they attacked Canada, the British won. Then Britain burned the White House down, but the Americans didn't give in. This proved that the Colonies weren't something to mess with and that they wanted to be a strong and important. This brought a new surge of Nationalism.