That awkward moment when Hamilton was a Federalist, not a Democrat, and the Federalist Party died out and cannot be reconciled with the modern Democratic Party.
American artist John Trumbull painted this portrait of Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton rose from poverty to lead the Federalist Party. His brilliant career was cut short when he was killed in a duel with Vice President Aaron Burr, whom he had accused of being a traitor.
More Than Ever, We Need George Washington's Seven Principles of Thankfulness - IVN. The first executive order given by a President of the United States was George Washington& decree on October proclaiming a national day of Thanksgiving.
Political Parties Emerge: The Creation of America's First Two Political Parties
Please note that the quotes from Hamilton & Jefferson used in this activity are DIFFERENT than the "Federalist v Democratic Republican Quote Analysis" activity. Students will read primary source quotes to analyze the difference between America's first two political parties, the Federalists and Democratic Republicans.
Page depicting two small engravings, the top one of Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father of the United States, chief staff aide to General George Washington, the founder of the nation's financial system, the founder of the Federalist Party, the Father of the United States Coast Guard, and the founder of The New York Post, as the first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the primary author of the economic policies of the George Washington administration, the bottom one depicting…