Party in Democratic-Republicans
Creation Of A National Bank
The Democratic-Republicans argued that the Constitution should be interpreted strictly, it did not specifically grant Congress the right to create a National Bank.
When the French Revolution began, the Democratic-Republicans supported the french overthrow of their king.
Power Of The National Governmant
Democratic-Republicans feared a strong national government. They believed that the Constitution was a "strict" document that clearly limited the powers of the federal government. The Democratic-Republican Party contended that government did not have the right to adopt additional powers to fulfill its duties under the Constitution.
Alien and Sedition acts
Federalist passed the Alien and Sedition Acts, which were designed to silence and weak the Democratic-Republican Party and to silence its newspaper.
War with Britian in 1812
Thomas jefferson didn't want to go to war with the britain but, the rest of the Democratic-Republican party wanted to go to war.This war was highly supported by the democratic-republicans (Jeffersonian) and strongly opposed by the federalists (Hamiltonians). The aftermath of the war, (a win for Americans) dealt a great blow to the federalists.
Who Were The National Leaders of the Party.
The people who led the Democratic-Republican party was Thomas Jefferson and James Madison and opposed Hamilton's proposals.
An American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States.
An American statesman, political theorist and the fourth President of the United States.
The slogan Of the Democratic-Republican Party.
" America We just can't wait to see how it ends!"