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They did not really expect the emergence of political parties.
Parties came into existence with the disagreement over how to interpret the Constitution. Washington's Treasury Secretary, Alexander Hamilton, was a "loose constructionist," one who believed that the Constitution should be interpreted loosely. Thomas Jefferson, Washington's Secretary of State, and James Madison, the "Father of the Constitution," were "strict constructionists," those who believed that the Constitution should be interpreted as it was written.
Followers of Hamilton came to begin calling themselves Federalists, and followers of Jefferson/Madison, Democratic-Republicans. These were the first political parties.
For more info, go to www.constitutioncenter.org and run "necessary and proper clause" in the Search section. Do the same thing in the Interactive Constitution section.
Also a review of the Federalist Papers would be worthwhile, particularly Federalist #45 and #51 (both written by Madison). They are a little hard to read, but will give you a good idea of what the Framers (and the representatives of "We the People" in the ratifying conventions) had in mind when they wrote/ratified the Constitution. See: www.yale.edu/lawweb/Avalon/federal/fed.htm.
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