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Democratic Republican

  • strong state government
  • free trade
  • rule by the people

Thomas Jefferson explained, " I am not among those who fear the people. They, and not the rich, are our dependence [ what we depend on] for continued freedom." and he wrote that to Samuel Kercheval.

Adams and Jefferson had been good friends, but then then became rivals. At the end of the votes, Adams received 71 electoral votes and Jefferson received 68 electoral votes. In the Constitution at the time, the person with the second-highest electoral votes became vice president.
Jefferson believed in strict interpretation of the Constitution. The Republicans want to limit government. The Republicans feared a strong government would endanger people's liberty. They also supported the French and condemned they regarded as the Washington administration's pro British policies