Founding Fathers did not anticipate or desire the existence of political parties,
viewing them as "factions" dangerous to the public interest; Founders' republican
Oct 17, 2012 ... The Framers did, after all, create four power centers (president, House, ... If the
Framers had assumed that national political parties would present the nation ....
For an insight into what may have feuled the founder's fears about ...
Aug 31, 2012 ... So deep went the fear that post-Revolutionary party politics would again ... for the
South and the West, the farmers, the workers, other debtors.
Oct 7, 2013 ... The Framers of the U.S. Constitution disliked political parties, which they saw as
... The election of 1800 did not prove any more successful.
With Thomas Jefferson, Madison formed the nation's first political party in the
1790s in ... What role did Madison play at the Philadelphia Convention? .... their
partisan animosities and emulate the Framers' spirit of compromise. ... Madison
also feared that a quick solution to the slavery problem threatened the Union.
These are but a few of the many political parties that have played a role in
American ... As the framers of the Constitution, they were very concerned about
not ... Franklin feared that greed-driven competition for the presidency would
divide the ...
Jun 15, 2014 ... The modern political side of things isn't what I'm. ... Why did the Framers of the
U.S. Constitution reject a parliamentary-style government? ... I've been
wondering about this some lately (mainly lamenting the two-party duopoly here).
..... try to alleviate the fears of the individual nation states that the...
The Framers of the American Constitution were visionaries. ... They understood
that political majorities may be tempted to enact laws that entrench their .... with
any certainty what they did or did not think about concrete constitutional issues.
How, then, to choose a president without political parties, without national ... This
idea, too, was rejected out of fears that a president so beholden to the State ...
Direct election was rejected not because the Framers of the Constitution doubted
Dec 31, 2014 ... SAN JOSE, March 9, 2012 – When George Washington became President of the
United States in 1789, there were no political parties. Political ...