Federalist Party

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a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century

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The question would arise, however, whether the BQ had lost the support of "soft nationalists" who no longer believe in Quebec sovereignty and are willing to try a sympathetic federalist party (NDP) for prospectively greater leverage in Ottawa.
A federalist party led by Premier Jean Charest currently holds a majority in the provincial legislature, but separatists are hoping to regain power in a ballot expected at the latest in 2013 as support for Charest dwindles.
In the aftermath of the war, the Federalist party lost all credibility, Jeffersonian republicanism was enshrined as crucial to America and there was a new focus on domestic industrial production, rather than on importing goods from Britain.
It seems that the PPP's Sindhi support is no guarantee against this sort of incident, because the Sindhi nationalists have always criticised the PPP as a federalist party, and therefore willing to barter away the rights of the province.
Marbury had never held significant political office, but he was a political operative for the Federalist party in his home state of Maryland.
Not only has the federal government managed to make itself largely irrelevant to ordinary people's lives, but there is only one real federalist party left in Quebec and it's only a matter of time before it is replaced by the Parti Quebecois led by the canny Pauline Marois.
The panellists for the week have included Peter Matjasic, secretary general of the European Federalist Party, and Joan Porter, community engagement officer for the community justice centre.
The Federalist Party, led by Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, wanted a strong central government controlled by the educated classes.
Nor did Madison's own Federalist party deem it urgent because they agreed with him that the federal government had no power to interfere with freedom of speech, religion, etc.
David Hackett Fischer, The Revolution of American Conservatism: The Federalist Party in the Era of Jeffersonian Democracy (New York, 1965); Doron Ben-Atar and Barbara Oberg, eds.
But FEMA regulations for flood elevations forced some major modifications," says Steve, an architecture and history buff whose great-great-great-great-grandfather was Federalist Party founder Alexander Hamilton and whose mother's family goes back to a brother of Daniel Boone.
Adams' Federalist Party was being pilloried day in and day out in partisan newspapers.
In the North, these middling sorts came to make up a substantial proportion of the Jeffersonian Republican party, in opposition to the gentry-dominated Federalist party.
This has been the fate of the Federalist Party, the Whig Party, and the old Republican Party at its nadir, between the 1930s and the 1960s.
Understandably, Jews in Philadelphia largely supported the Federalist Party after the war.