Learning Targets • I can compare & contrast the political philosophies of the Federalist & Democratic-Republican parties. • I can identify the significance of George Washington’s Farewell Address.
After the Constitutional Convention President George Washington Father of the Country
Whiskey Rebellion: No Money, Mo’ Problems • We have a Constitution & a President but … • We still have no money!!! • What’s a Government to do? TAX!!!
Whiskey Rebellion: We’re done with Revolutions • The Government taxes on whiskey manufacturers to pay the war debt. • The tax hits farmers hard because they harvest corn to make whiskey. • The farmers rebel. “TAX?!?! – Thems fighting words!” • Washington rides out with 13,000 men to end the rebellion.
Whiskey Rebellion Video
Whiskey Rebellion vs.Shays’ Rebellion The Whiskey Rebellion Shays’ Rebellion VS. What’s changed since Shays’ Rebellion?
Whiskey Rebellion:Where do you stand? A little rebellion is a good thing! or The Federal Government should squash all rebellions!
Can’t we all just get along? • The Whiskey Rebellion showed the power of the Federal Government! • This power sparked debate – is it too much? • Two parties form on this issue …
Let the Battles Begin!!! Federalists VS. Democratic-Republicans (aka Jeffersonians)
Who leads them? Alexander Hamilton Sec. of Treasury Thomas Jefferson Sec. of State VS. Democratic-Republicans Federalists
Who holds the power? The States & the People Federal Government VS. Democratic-Republicans Federalists
How about an Army? Large peacetime Army & Navy Small Army & Navy VS. Democratic-Republicans Federalists
Who should be our ally? England France VS. Democratic-Republicans Federalists
What to do at Home? Found a Bank & Aid Business Kill the Bank & Help Agriculture VS. Democratic-Republicans Federalists
Who are their Presidents? ? Thomas Jefferson VS. George Washington? James Madison John Adams James Monroe Democratic-Republicans Federalists
Washington’s Farewell Address Read it!!!
What would George say? Did you listen to anything I said? Apply what you read & make a decision!
What would George say? The War in Iraq
What would George say? Balancing the Budget
What would George say? Democrats vs. Republicans
Washington’s Farewell Address • Published in 1796 • Outlines foreign policy for the new nation • Warns of political parties • Cautions against large debts
Exit Question What 2 political parties came during Washington’s Presidency and who lead them?