Pros And Cons Of Ratifying The Constitution

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There are countless Arguments both for and against the ratification of the Constitution of the United States. Some of the main arguments of the Federalist include that a strong National government offered protection for the people’s rights, the government would benefit from a 3 branch system and a system of checks and balances needed to be created. Some of the main ideas of the anti-federalist were that the National Government would have too much power, a Bill of Right needed to be added, the constitutions effect of the government would be too tyrannical, and that the federal court system would be too powerful. Considered the Father of the Constitution, James Madison was detrimental in the creation
In the US Constitution. He was a major part of the Federalist party. Historylearningsite defines Federalism as “a system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments. Both types of government act directly upon the people through their officials and laws.”Federalism” History Learning Site, http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/american-politics/federalism/ Madison argued that a strong national government offered protection for the peoples rights. In a time and age when the main system of government i.e. The articles of confederation were failing the people …show more content…

It was argued in favor of the constitution that should the National Government be separated into 3 branches it would limit the instance in which one part of the government would overpower another. This let the citizens know that the new proposed government would be fair, a major concern in pre constitution times. Another argument in favor of the Constitution was the fact that each branch of proposed government would be able to check or limit other branches. So they made a claim and backed it up with a system to ensure that it would be

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