Federalist

Federalist

Ferderalist

  1. The Federalist Party was the first American political party, from the early 1790s to 1816, the era of the First Party System, with remnants lasting into the 1820s. The Federalists controlled the federal government until 1801.

Members of the Federalist association

Creation of the first National Bank

The war left us in debt. Some states were bankrupt. We needed one unified currency ,Hamilton suggested a central bank.

The French Revolution in the Early 1800's

The Revolution precipitated a series of European wars, forcing the United States to articulate a clear policy of neutrality in order to avoid being embroiled in these European conflicts. The French Revolution also influenced U.S. politics, as pro- and anti- Revolutionary factions sought to influence American domestic and foreign policy.

Power of the National Goverment

The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation. The United States Constitution that emerged from the convention established a federal government with more specific powers.

The Alien and Sedition acts


  1. The Alien and Sedition Acts were four bills that were passed by the Federalists in the 5th United States Congress and signed into law by President John Adams in 1798, in the aftermath of the French Revolution and during an undeclared naval war with France, later known as the Quasi-War.


The war of 1812 with Britian

In the War of 1812, the United States took on the greatest naval power in the world, Great Britain, in a conflict that would have an immense impact on the young country’s future.One of the causes were Britain's attempt to restrict US trade.

Assuming the states depts

During the American Revolution, a cash-strapped Continental Congress accepted loans from France. Paying off these and other debts incurred during the Revolution proved one of the major challenges of the post-independence period. The new U.S. Government attempted to pay off these debts in a timely manner, but the debts were at times a source of diplomatic tension.