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Alexander Hamilton - A major issue in the emergence of the American two-party system was the Jay Treaty, largely designed by Hamilton in 1794. It established friendly trade relations with Britain, to the chagrin of France and the supporters of the French Revolution. Hamilton played a central role in the Federalist party, which dominated national and state politics until it lost the election of 1800 to Jefferson's Democratic-Republican Party.

Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation's financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and The New York Post newspaper. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the main author of the economic policies of the George Washington administration. He…

The Federalist Party or First Hamiltonian Party, was the first American…

The Democratic-Republican Party was the American political party in the 1790s that Thomas Jefferson and James Madison formed in opposition to the centralizing policies of the Federalist party

On this day in History, Post office stays in the Franklin family on Nov 07, 1776. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Parti Fédéraliste Européen » The European Federalist Party demands the creation of an European FBI

We need a new political party that restrains the federal government in favor of more local solutions. Call it the Federalist Party.