Differences Between Republicans And Federalists

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The Republicans and Federalists had many disputes over various topics. One of the most heated arguments took place while George Washington was president. Most Federalists chose to support Great Britain, while Republicans decided to support France. How were we supposed to stay united as a country if we were torn about two other fighting country 's? “British bootlickers!” was used to described the Federalists in Republican newspapers. They used this term to state that Federalists were weak and eager to please the British. Through numerous amounts of bloodshed there was some regret from the Republicans for supporting the Revolution, they argued that the loss of a couple thousand aristocrats was a small price to pay for freedom. Even though they
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