Constitution Dbq

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The Constitution was believed to be a conservative document. The Constitution will be one of the reasons why radical changes take place and will take huge shifts politically to a large extent. The Constitution took power away from the state and gave it to the federal state. This was something Hamilton believed in because he wanted a large and strong government and weak federal state. The Federalists believed in the Federalist paper which was written by James Madison and Alexander Hamilton and John Jay. Madison in #10 argues about factions and how not to worry about the government. The Constitution would limit possibly factions and destroy the country. On the other hand, Jefferson believed in a weak government and a strong federal state. Anti-Federalists

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