Federalists

By: Luis Moreno-Hernandez

Fighting a lot of battles will give us enough power.

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Assuming the State Dept

The federalist supported the assuming of states dept. The Federal Government used the state's dept to pay for the Revolutionary War. The Federal Government passed a high protective tariff to reassure Americans to make goods and not buy them over seas.

Creation of National Bank

The National Bank was the biggest controversy between the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. The Federalists argued that Congress had received the authority to make all laws "necessary and proper" to the execution of its powers

French Revolution

The French tried to overthrow there king and at the same time France and Britain were at war. The Federalists sided with Britain to assure the trade market.

Power of National Government

The Federal Government wanted the Federalists to have more power then the state powers. Wasn't balanced with the states powers.

Alien and Sedition Acts

Federalists designed it to silence and weaken the Democratic-Republican Party and to silence its newspapers. Democratic-Republican claimed that the Federalists Violated the freedom of rights.

War with Britain in 1812

Britain would stop american ships and force the sailors to become the British navy. Congress passed the Embargo act to stop shipping or trading. The United States declared War on Great Britain in 1812.Brought new surge of Nationalism.