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  • His policy was to establish a strong central government, and he became the head of a party known as Unitarians in contradistinction to their opponents, who were styled Federalists, their aim being to main taro to the utmost the local autonomy of the various provinces.
  • The name Federalists (see Anti-federalists) was first given to those who championed the adoption of the Constitution.
  • The name Federalists (see Anti-federalists) was first given to those who championed the adoption of the Constitution.
  • Most of the Federalists of 1787-1788 became members of the later Federalist Party.
  • Their effect was supplemented by the division into French and British sympathizers; the Republicans approving the aims and condoning the excesses of the French Revolution, the Federalists siding with British reaction against French democracy.

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