The personal ideological differences between Hamilton and Jefferson became more serious when they be

The personal ideological differences between Hamilton and Jefferson became more serious when they be

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The personal ideological differences between Hamilton and Jefferson became more  serious when they began attacking one another in the national newspapers. Both men  hired writers to verbally harangue each other for placing the new government in  jeopardy. Jefferson believed that a loose interpretation of the Constitution would  eventually lead to government tyranny, while Hamilton charged Jefferson of giving too  much power to the states at the expense of the federal government. Their personal  skirmish soon emerged into a major political battle, with the Anti-Federalists, including  Hamilton's old New York nemesis George Clinton, pitted against Hamilton and his  Federalists. Jefferson's and Hamilton's ideologies laid the foundations for what were  eventually to become the first American political parties. The two men could only agree  that Washington should serve a second term as President, and they successfully 
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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