Unit 6 Continued. Post Washington Era Federalists in Power 1796 - 1800 . First Election w/ Political Parties (Partisan) Dominated by Foreign Affairs Split in loyalty of Federalists Hamilton backs Thomas Pinkney Jefferson brought out of “Retirement”. Election of 1796.
Post Washington Era
Federalists in Power
1796 - 1800
France, US gave up claim against
Damaged ships“War” With France 1798
Thomas Jefferson will become president and Aaron Burr will become vice president.