Related formshy·per·fed·er·al·ist, noun
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“We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists” said Thomas Jefferson in his first inaugural.Didn't Obama Hear Oregon’s Warning Shot on Immigration?|Doug McIntyre|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again, federalists caused the problem by preventing a plane carrying polling material from taking off.Polls Close in First Libyan Election in More Than 40 Years|Jamie Dettmer|July 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the very least, the (contemporary) federalists would be confused.
Popular fear of the power of a regular army was then widespread, but after the electoral defeat of the Federalists, it faded.
In the early years of the republic, the power of the Supreme Court fueled disputes between Federalists and Republicans.
Scores of quotations from prominent Federalists expressive of the same views might be adduced.The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
These resolutions were drawn by Madison who had now come to oppose the strong centralizing policy of the Federalists.The Spirit of American Government|J. Allen Smith
He had published in his newspaper a somewhat severe attack on the Federalists then in power.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
The admirable Judiciary Act, passed by the Federalists in 1801, corrected these defects.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
All likelihood was upon the side of the candidate of the Democrat-Republicans, but the Federalists had a fighting chance.Lewis Rand|Mary Johnston