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Election of 1789 Poll


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It's election day in America, for the first time. Who do you vote for?  

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  1. 1. Which candidate would you back in the Presidential Election

    • Federalist Nominee: John Adams (F)
    • Democratic-Republican Nominee: John Hancock (DR)
    • Radical Nominee: Ben Franklin (R)
    • Anti-Constitution Nominee: James Winthrop (AC)
  2. 2. Which candidate would you back in the Vice Presidential Election

    • John Jay (F)
    • Thomas Paine (R)
    • George Clinton (DR)
    • Robert Yates (AC)
  3. 3. Which party would you back in the House Election?

    • Federalist Party led by speaker candidate Frederick Muhlenberg
    • Democratic-Republican Party led by speaker candidate Elbridge Gerry
    • Radical Party led by speaker candidate Benjamin Rush
  4. 4. Which party would you back in the Senate Elections?

    • Federalist Party led by Oliver Ellsworth
    • Democratic-Republican Party led by Samuel Adams
    • Radical Party led by Theodore Sedgwick


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After the Constitution is ratified, it is time for the inaugural elections. Three major parties have formed in the after birth of the nation

The Federalists: Who stand for a strong central government, high tariffs, and industrialization

The Democratic-Republicans: Who stand for limited government, free trade, and non intervention in business affairs

The Radical Party: Who are the closest thing to a modern Progressive, they stand for equal rights, government intervention into the market to help the little man, and a build up of military strength to liberate the slaves of the CSA, and eventually all of the Western Hemisphere.

Additionally two hardline Anti-Constitutionalists are running for President, and Vice President under the banner of the Anti-Constitutionalist Party, though they haven't organized any down ballot candidates.

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8 minutes ago, Zenobiyl said:

I’m backing the anti constitutionalists to prevent a hardline abolitionist president, who will obviously lose the border states.

The border states are already lost, technically. Here's a map of the two Americas to clear up any confusion, we're basically just the US of New England, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, all the Southern slave states seceded after the first day of the constitutional convention.

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18 minutes ago, WVProgressive said:

The border states are already lost, technically. Here's a map of the two Americas to clear up any confusion, we're basically just the US of New England, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, all the Southern slave states seceded after the first day of the constitutional convention.

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I feel obligated to point out that at this point in history, Benjamin Franklin was 83 years old.  Average American male life span was 38 years old -- which is still higher than it was in England.  

(Of course, the low average life span was mostly due to infant/toddler deaths.  If you somehow managed to live all the way to 60, you could be reasonably sure you'd see 75.  But 83 is exceptionally old even by today's standards.  In 1789, it's unthinkable. 

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Presidential Results:

Ancient Radical Polymath Benjamin Franklin has been elected incredibly narrowly over Anti-Constitution candidates, and Anti-Federalist John Hancock. Following this some are calling for the implementation of an amendment making clear that a candidate must receive a majority of votes in order to be elected President, and for the implementation of a 2nd round between the top two vote getters if no candidate is able to secure a majority in the first round.

Vice Presidential Results:

Radical Thomas Paine narrowly defeated the Federalist John Jay.

House Results:

Radical Seats: 10

Republican Seats: 11

Federalist Seats: 7

Speaker: Elbridge Gerry

Senate Results:

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11 minutes ago, WVProgressive said:

Presidential Results:

Ancient Radical Polymath Benjamin Franklin has been elected incredibly narrowly over Anti-Constitution candidates, and Anti-Federalist John Hancock. Following this some are calling for the implementation of an amendment making clear that a candidate must receive a majority of votes in order to be elected President, and for the implementation of a 2nd round between the top two vote getters if no candidate is able to secure a majority in the first round.

Vice Presidential Results:

Radical Thomas Paine narrowly defeated the Federalist John Jay.

House Results:

Radical Seats: 10

Republican Seats: 11

Federalist Seats: 7

Speaker: Elbridge Gerry

Senate Results:

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Time to filibuster cringe franklin’s agenda

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