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.
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 ...
Oct 7, 2013 ... ... Republicans acting in concert with them for fear of Tea Party primary
challenges. ... The Framers of the U.S. Constitution disliked political parties,
which they saw as ... The election of 1800 did not prove any more successful.
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 ...
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.
Opponents feared that a stronger federal government would function more like a
... Despite Washington's urgent words of caution, the two new political parties
assumed ... in the Constitution did not anticipate the rise of political parties,
neither party ... The farmers' innovative ideas fell on deaf ears, but they were not
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.
Jul 7, 2011 ... He is talking about the inherent evils in political parties themselves. But ... HOW
MUCH DID HE STEAL FROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE?