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Democratic-Republic Party Essay

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The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government,” Thomas Jefferson. This quote explains one of the many reasons Jefferson created the Democratic-Republic party. The Democratic-Republicans resisted the idea of a new federal constitution, they stood for states rights in opposition to a central Govt, and strict interpretation of the constitution. If we could, the people of 2016 America would vote for the Democratic-Republic party because of their stance on immigration, funding the national debt, and the Jay Treaty. The main idea of the Democratic-Republican party was, to represent the interest of the common free man.
Immigration has always been an important topic in today’s political
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“At the time we were funding our national debt, we heard much about “a public debt being a public blessing,” Thomas Jefferson on value of the public debt. The idea about “funding the public debt was good for the country,” was constantly rejected by the Democratic-Republic party, they also believed that the plan for a national bank was completely unconstitutional. The party was appalled when they found out Hamilton was using the public debt to solidify his party. Alexander Hamilton created the Funding Act of 1790, this authorized the government to give the states “loans” for their war debts. Then he proposed the idea to create a national bank, he believed that with the national bank he could pay of the war debts, raise money for the country, and create a common currency. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s stance on this subject is to raise taxes on the wealthy, she claims that this will not increase the national debt. But, some politicians are skeptical of Clinton's plan, they believe that, although it would increase the debt it would also make about the same in profit. The Democratic-Republicans also deemed this unconstitutional, for this subject I believe that the Americans of 2016 would have voted for the Democratic-Republican party. Mostly because, today our debt is still rising, even though the national bank and paying our debt off, has been established since Hamilton created the act.
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