Anti Federalists Dbq Essay

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Let me start with what Antifederalist are: The Antifederalists were a diverse coalition of people who opposed ratification of the Constitution. Although less well organized than the Federalists, they also had an impressive group of leaders who were especially prominent in state politics. In the approval debate, the Anti-Federalists conflicted the Constitution. Anti-federalists complained that the new system threatened liberties, and failed to protect individual rights. The constitution that was written September 17, 1787 was poorly written with weaknesses. The Constitution gave the central government too much power, and without a Bill of Rights the people would be at risk of oppression. The Weaknesses of the Articles …show more content…

So, that way the government will fall into the hands of the few rich people, which ones were in command seemed like many. The rich thought of themselves above the rest of the people poor and middle classed which made them think and act as if they were entitled to more respect. They believed they were above all and could receive whatever they wanted. The representatives should have a good scene of what's going on, They should understand that their situation and their troubles. Why would a Middle class man want to run if everyone in charge is superior because of their money and who are to say that rich people are sinless? the rich are just as prone to stealing or “wicked behavior” as poor or middle class. The new constitution make more rich men eligible for an elected office than rather a poor man. It might be a scary topic but it is true the more money or more control you have you feel you have more power to do as you please and feel you can get away with more. saying poorer people don't have moral standards is already degrading the lower classes, in some cases many people aren't as educated because they don't have the financial stability to be able to be educated and what they do know they use to the best of their ability. bottom line rich or poor we all have a wicked side and federalist believe richer people are less prone to committing a crime or being wicked or having wickedly acts which isn't a proven fact and isnt

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