Compare And Contrast The Federalist And Anti-Federalists

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During the writing of the Constitution there was a group of people who did not agree with the federalist and they were the anti-federalists. They believed in the exact opposite of what the federalists believed. The federalists believed "that the nation might not survive without the passage of the Constitution"(The Ratification Debate). They argued that the government would only have powers that the Constitution would state. They also argued that the separation of the powers of government would help balance out power and help prevent any tyranny. They argued that the Constitution would offer checks and balances, so the other branches of government can check and limit each other. The Federalists believed that the Federal Courts like the government
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