Originally Posted by katlady
Mike what 2 means is the first president to be of a different political party than John Adams. George Washington refused to assoicate with any political party (smart man). John Adams was part of the Federalist party. So the question is which president was not a part of the Federalist party?
Adams was the only Federalist president I know of. Jefferson would be the answer since he was of the Jefferson Republican Party. Actually he was the Democratic-Republican party but later called the Jefferson Republican Party.