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The Federalists Statistics

By the Numbers

Total population of the United States in 1790: 3,929,214
Total slave population of the United States in 1790: 697,681
Total population of the United States in 1800: 5,308,483
Total slave population of the United States in 1800: 893,6021

Three largest American cities in 1790: New York (population 33,131), Philadelphia (28,522), Boston (18,320)2

United States foreign debt in 1790: $11.7 million
United States domestic debt in 1790: $40.4 million
Estimated debts of the states in 1790: $25 million3

Estimated percentage of government securities still owned by their original owner in 1790: 25-40%4

Per capita income of Americans in 1774: $804
Per capita income of Americans in 1790: $4375

British share of total United States imported manufactured goods, 1787-1790: 87%6

Ratio of American imports to exports in 1787: 3 to 17

Number of presidential electors voting for George Washington in 1788: 69 of 69
Number of presidential electors voting for George Washington in 1792: 132 of 135
Number of presidential electors voting for John Adams in 1796: 71 of 138
Number of presidential electors voting for Thomas Jefferson in 1800: 73 of 1388

Federalist/Republican representation in the Fourth Congress (1794): 57/58
Federalist/Republican representation in the Fifth Congress (1796): 64/53
Federalist/Republican representation in the Sixth Congress (1798): 63/43
Federalist/Republican representation in the Seventh Congress (1800): 41/659

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