Jefferson And Hamilton's Arguments Against Anti Federalists

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Led by Alexander Hamilton, constructed secretly at first, the Federalists were the first political party of the United States. Supporters of the Constitution, they attempted to convince the States to validate said document. Hamilton, with John Jay and James Madison- said individuals anonymously published a series of essays known as the Federalist Papers as a response to any argument Anti-Federalists could offer. Both Hamilton and Madison argued against the formation of a Bill of Rights for the Constitution; they argued it would create a "parchment barrier" that limited the rights of the people, as opposed to protecting the common man. They eventually did make the concession and announced a willingness to confront the matter- the series of
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