Was George Washington a Democrat or Republican?
Those parties didn't exist yet. But there was the anti-federalist and federalist party. He was a federalist. So, if he really had to choose a side, he would probably pick republican. Neither. He was a Federalist. George Washington was a member of the Federalist Party. The Federalist Party eventually was succeeded by the Republican Party. ...
Who of the founding fathers was the leader of the federalist party?
The founder and leader of the Federalist Party was Alexander Hamilton.
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Which political party started out as the Federalist Party?
The Federalist Party declined in disgrace and no later political party claimed to have started out as the Federalist Party. However, many of the die-hard Federalists in New England participated in the formation of the Republican Party in 1856. ...