Democrat-Republicans v Federalists

the 2 controversial parties of the U.S.

The split of political America

After the Whiskey rebellion of 1794, American citizens split up into 2 groups, the Federalists and the Democrat Republicans (Anti-Federalists). These political parties completely annihilated Washington's Farewell Address because he specifically stated that political groups should be avoided. The DR V Federalists was the beginning of a messy battle for bureaucratic power.

Game night in Philly!

Come and stop by for a night full of trivia, jeopardy, and Who wants to be a Millionaire. Just a hint, come in knowing the following facts.


-Thomas Jefferson was the leader of the Democrat-Republicans

-The DR favored states rights, the poor, France, low taxes and tariffs, and strict interpretation.

-Alexander Hamilton was the leader of the Federalist party

-The Federalist favored a strong central gov't, the rich, manufacturing, England, taxes and tariffs, and loose interpretation.


http://www.historyteacher.net/AHAP/Charts/chart-Feds_v_Dem-Reps.pdf


http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/first-american-party-system-federalists-and-democratic-republicans-platforms-they-never-


Important Treaty's to know

Pickney's Treaty- Treaty signed with Spain to open up trade along the Mississippi river


Jay's Treaty- John Jay was sent to the London by Washington to set up a compromise with the British to dodge another war.

Treaty of Greenville- Little turtle signed it and allowed the U.S. to expand into Northwestern Territories.