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Thomas Jefferson (left) and Alexander Hamilton were the leaders of the first two political parties in the United States. The main disagreement between the parties at that time was a powerful central government (favored by Hamilton and his Federalists) or protecting state's rights (favored by Jefferson and his Democratic-Republicans). (Stock)

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