Similarities Between Hamilton And Federalists

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Along with similarities there were many differences. For instance the Federalist Party was led by Alexander Hamilton while the Republicans were led by Thomas Jefferson. Supporters of the Republicans were farmers and common people while the Federalists were mainly encouraged by bankers and rich businessmen. Republicans believed in solid contact between government and people. While on the other hand the Federalists believed the government should have negligible contact and influence over people. The Federalist passionately supported Jay Treaty and favored Britain in trade while Republicans supported France during its war with Britain. The outcome of this is the Federalists being pro-British and Republicans pro-French. Most importantly Federalists
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