Federalist Party - Wikipedia

Let's Resurrect the Federalist Party - an op-ed on why this might be a good idea. I can't say I entirely disagree! (I'm so tired of politics of any stripe, though. Can we just get this presidential race over with already?) - http://thefederalist.com/2016/03/17/lets-resurrect-the-federalist-party/

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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. Other than that, yes.

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The Federalist Party was the first American political party, from the early 1790s to 1816. They controlled the federal government until 1801. Formed by Alexander Hamilton. His supporters grew into the Federalist Party.

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Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was a Founding Father,[2] soldier, economist, political philosopher, one of America's first constitutional lawyers and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury

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First U.S. Secretary of Treasury & Founder of Federalist Party. Alexander Hamilton was Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington. His policies set the financial course of the new nation. He wrote most of the Federalist Papers and was the primary architect of the Federalist Party. Hamilton was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr, who was at the time the Vice President. Hamilton's son died from the same Chase dueling pistols.

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Today it is the incompetence and abuses of the national government that most endanger freedom. So it is time to create the Federalist Party.

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

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