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Strong Central Government People Of The United States
1,003 wordsIt can be argued that the Federalists were the first political party in the United States. Their goal was simple; to unite the states and form a strong central government. There were various attempts at uniting the states, the first of which was the Articles of Confederation. These articles were not effective due to the fact that they did not have the power to tax the States or the power to enforce a uniform commercial policy. This caused the government to basically go bankrupt, and when this oc...
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Bill Of Rights Sentenced To Death
1,674 wordsIn 1790 a new nation was on the rise. With the help of the French, the people of the thirteen colonies of America had united together to defeat the greatest empire of the world. This was the shining moment of America. Freedom was theirs, and this is what they have been wanting since the pilgrims arrived almost two centuries before. They were now going to take on an even greater task then fighting the British: establishing a system of government that would be fair and that would be accepted throu...
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Bank Of The United States House Of Representatives
1,040 wordsThe Swanwick-Fitzsimmons election in Philadelphia of the most infamous elections in American history due to the fact that, it brought with it the first distinction ever between two political parties, the Federalists and the Democrats. Subsequently the election of 1794 brought America it's first democratic congressional leader, John Swanwick. The factors surrounding Swanwick's congressional debut were national issues, local issues, yellow fever epidemic, the Whiskey Rebellion, and the excise tax....
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Whiskey Rebellion Shays Rebellion
1,401 wordsThe Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 helped bring about the demise of the aristocratic Federalist Government in favor of the democratic Republican Government, concerned with the needs of all of its citizens. The new country of the United States of America suffered many growing pains in trying to balance its commitment to liberty with the need for order. How much control is enough and what will be too much? After the Revolutionary War, the country purposely did not have a strong central government (that...
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Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton
1,065 wordsDuring the early republic era, distinct individuals contributed to coercing the power the of United Sates federal government to become stronger. These people were George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and John Marshall. The achievements of all these people include the establishment of the powers of the Federal Government. The founding father of our country is George Washington. This man was the first president of the United States. At that time there was a revolt that led to the Whiskey Rebelli...
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Strong Central Government Alien And Sedition Acts
4,582 wordsFederalism was selected as the most appealing system of government in 1787, primarily because of lack of feasible alternatives. Confederacy had been tried by the 13 states under the Articles of Confederation, and found to be lacking, in that it did not provide adequate cohesiveness between the individual nation-states. However, widespread loyalty to state government and identity prevented the adoption of a fully unitary system. Instead, founders chose federalism as a moderate option which could ...
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Washington D C House Of Burgesses
3,583 wordsDuring the last 300 years that people have been living in America, the United States has had many great leaders and George Washington is the greatest of all. While Abraham Lincoln may be remembered as the greatest president, and Robert E. Lee or Ulysses S. Grant as the greatest general, George Washington was the most important figure the country has ever known. Washington not only led the colonials that won the war of independence, but he also adjourned the committee that wrote the constitution ...
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House Of Burgesses Whiskey Rebellion
2,392 wordsGeorge Washington He was born 1732 and he died in 1799. George Washington seems today a figure larger than life itself... almost as he was when he was a familiar person in the halls, homes, shops, and bars of 18 th-century city Williamsburg. On Duke of Gloucester Street, in the Raleigh Taverns Apollo Room, or the Governors Palace Gardens, his powerful frame and his nice attitude... his presence. drew to him the notice that wrote his place in the history of the city, the state, and the nation. Hi...
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Meriwether Lewis Whiskey Rebellion
1,137 words? Many Polish Immigrant? ? Many people have tried to do what Meriwether Lewis has done, but have failed. ? Lewis was born August 18, 1774. ? His family had a history of Hypochondria (depression). ? As a boy his father died and he inherited a 2, 000 acre plantation, 520 pounds in cash, 24 slaves, and 147 gallons of whiskey. ? By the time he became a teenager Lewis had become an alcoholic. ? As he became older he joined the army and helped put down the whiskey rebellion. ? The whiskey rebellion st...
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