Compare the first two political parties (the one led by Hamilton and the other by Jefferson) and their different philosophies. Describe some episodes or events from 1788-1800 that reveal the parties' mutual hostility and distrust.
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When George Washington left the presidency in 1797, he left the nation with a bit of advice: Do not form political parties. Washington felt that political parties were devisive, that they brought upon the nation ill-founded jealousies, that they kindled animosity, that they opened doors to foreign influence and corruption. But however credible and sound Washington's advice may have been, every president since him has been influenced by his party loyalties-- even in Washington's day, political parties were in the ...
This solution outlines the political parties of Hamilton and Jefferson from 1788-1800.