Let's Resurrect the Federalist Party - an op-ed on why this might be a good idea. I can't say I entirely disagree! (I'm so tired of politics of any stripe, though. Can we just get this presidential race over with already?) - http://thefederalist.com/2016/03/17/lets-resurrect-the-federalist-party/
The Federalist Party was the first American political party, from the early 1790s to 1816. They controlled the federal government until 1801. Formed by Alexander Hamilton. His supporters grew into the Federalist Party.
Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was a Founding Father, soldier, economist, political philosopher, one of America's first constitutional lawyers and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury
First U.S. Secretary of Treasury & Founder of Federalist Party. Alexander Hamilton was Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington. His policies set the financial course of the new nation. He wrote most of the Federalist Papers and was the primary architect of the Federalist Party. Hamilton was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr, who was at the time the Vice President. Hamilton's son died from the same Chase dueling pistols.