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ention. After the ratification of the Federal Constitution, the name Federalist became popular, and the Nationalists dropped their name and assumed that of Federalists, under the lead of Hamilton while their opponents, the original advocates of the Federal theory, called themselves. Republicans, a name afterwards assumed by the Black Republicans, who are in fact the avowed Nationalists of the present day. Mr. Jefferson always called himself a Republican, in its original acceptation, and Mr. Calhoun preferred it. The Republicans of old advocated State-rights, the Sovereignty of the People of the States, the limitation of the Federal Government to the specific grants of the Constitution, and opposed Government Banks, Protective Tariffs, Land Distribution, bounties to Cod fisheries, and shipping interests and other monopolies, all of which were favored by their opponents. It is important to bear these facts in mind at this time, when our enemies base their whole cause on the theory th