Two parties emerge: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans

Two parties emerge: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans

The election of 1796 was the first election in American history where political candidates at the local, state, and national level began to run for office as members of organized political parties that held strongly opposed political principles.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What were the similarities and differences between the two political parties that formed in 1796 (Democrats and Republicans)?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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