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Comparison between Federalists and Republican Parties

The rise of political parties in United States began with the end of the Presidency of George Washington. The divisions between the strict constructionists and the loose constructionists led to the formation two political parties; Federalist Party and Republican Party.
Both parties believed in liberty and freedom of the people. They differed on every known issue. The Federalist Party believed in a strong central government while the Republican Party believed in the rights of the states. They argued that the liberty could only be protected if the power rested in the hands of the people. The Republicans had the view that the state could exercise powers only enumerated in the constitution. Federalists on other hand considered a loose reading of the constitution. They argued that state had the right to make laws necessary for the functioning of the government which were not forbidden by the constitution

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The divisions between the strict constructionists and the loose constructionists led to the formation two political parties; Federalist Party and Republican Party.
Both parties believed in liberty ...

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This solution describes about the similarities and differences between Federalist and Republican parties.

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