1. Compare And Contrast The Federalist And Anti-Federalists

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When early America was started out, the constitution was a new concept that had been only applied to this new nation that we now call the United States of America recently. There were two known sides in this new success, one being the Federalist and the other being the Anti-Federalists. The Federalists were people that believed that there should be a strong national government, indirect election of officials, and supported of the ratification of the constitution. Whereas, the Anti-Federalists opposed the ratification of the Constitution, legislative should be more powerful than the executive power, believed there should be a bill of rights to protect individuals, and that the state should have more power than the central government. When it comes to which majority the federalists represents, its the majority of wealthy large farm owners and some were commoners. Where the Anti-Federalists consisted of …show more content…

2). Whereas The Anti-Federalists movement was led by Richard Henry Lee, George Mason, and Samuel Adams in which they strived to create a strong executive similar to a monarchy in which there were fewer limitations on popular participation. Then we had the Federalists, which consisted of Alexander Hamilton, James Madison,and John Jay. Together they created and strived for a set of beliefs that checks and balances could protect against abuse, ultimate protection of property rights, and stressed the weakness of articles; indicating that a strong government was needed to protect the nation and solve domestic

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