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US politics policy were shaped by mostly domestic affairs in the 1790s During George Washingtons Presidency Alexander Hamilton Thomas Jefferson his two closest advisors faced off on opposing views of what the role of government should be Alexander Hamilton the Federalist from NY called for shaping policies that would help to improve the US economy lifestyle In his 3 reports to congress Hamilton called for protective tariffs a bank of the US encouragement of industry and improved infrastructure to better facilitate transport all domestic issues But Jefferson the Republican from Virginia advocated a strict constructional view of the constitution adhering only to what the constitution says exactly as opposed to Hamiltons loose construction view using the elastic clause or the necessary proper clause to its fullest which would allow the government to do anything Jefferson advocated an agrarion society with a small government was completely introverted focus only on the US The Federalists won most of the battles instituting their views policies politics on the country which were mostly domestic But foreign affairs was destined to play a part in influencing American politics With the Napoleonic Wars in Europe All of America called for neutrality as Britain France fighting against each other were two of the USs closest trading partners With the new government just in place the politics policy were to be inacted by the new leaders were shaped mostly by domestic affairs though foreign affairs did call for some attention 2 The 1790s were a critical period in American history because they determined how the new Constitution would be interpreted and they set a precedent for future American governmental policies The 1790s were also a turbulent period both at home and abroad and the conflicts that emerged layed the foundation of the 2-party system in the US Domestically great contreversey centered around the nationalistic economic programs of Alexander Hamilton Washingtons Sec of Treasury Hamilton
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