Democratic-Republican Party

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Founder

Thomas Jefferson-Thomas Jefferson was an American lawyer and Founding Father, and principal author of the Declaration of Independence. He was elected the second Vice President of the United States and the third President.

Democratic-Republican Party

Democratic-Republican Party, originally (1792–98) Republican Party, first opposition political party in the United States. Organized in 1792 as the Republican Party, its members held power nationally between 1801 and 1825. It was the direct antecedent of the present Democratic Party.

3 issues during this time

  • The French Revolution.This sparked heated arguments between the Republicans and Federalist.
  • They opposed any measures, such as the national bank, designed to encourage the growth of business and manufacturing.
  • Weak National Government

Pictures of the issues