It all started when Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were arguing.
Manufacturing vs Farming Hamilton favored manufacturing and trade as well as the growth of cities. Jefferson thought that farming was prospering our country.
Federal or State Governments Hamilton believed in a strong federal government and a weak state government because it encouraged the growth of trade. Jefferson wanted a strong state government and weak federal government because people could act as they pleased.
Strict or Loose Interpretation of Constitution Jefferson believed in the strict interpretation while Hamilton wanted a looser interpretation of the constitution.
Britain or France Hamilton wanted to form close ties with Britain and Jefferson wanted to keep there close ties with France.
New Political Parties Jefferson was part of the Democratic Republican party which supported farming and strong state gov.Hamilton was part of the federalist party favoring trade and strong federal gov