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Federalists wanted to urge the Constitution to be in action, but the Anti-Federalists didn't want the Constitution to be in commencement. They were against it.
The main difference was that federalists such as George Washington supporter the Constitution and Anti-federalists such as Sam Adams opposed the Constitution.
The main difference that existed between the Federalists and the anti-Federalists was their view on the role of the federal government. Federalists supported a strong national government, while anti-Federalists believed power should remain with the States.
The federalists and anti-federalists were the two political factions when the constitution was created. Federalists were in favor of the constitution the anti-federalist in oppositions. Their main argument was the power of the presidency, would it turn into a monarchy, and that there was no bill of rights. This was later solved by promises for the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the constitution that cannot be violated, and the addition of checks and balances.
The main difference would have to be that the federalist believed in strong central governments ruled by the elite whereas the anti-federalists believed in weaker central government and more states rights.
Theire main argument was that the Constitution binds the states much like England binded the states. In their eyes, why go back to be bound if they just fought a war to be free?
The main disagreement was the issue of a strong federal government, supported by Federalists, or a weak federal government with strong state government or rights, which was supported by anti-federalists, hence the name. But more importantly, while Anti-Federalists strongly disagreed with a federal government they would concede to it if a bill of rights was attached, to protect the people from potential tyranny.
The main argument that was made in favor of the Bill of Rights was that it would guard against the emergence of a tyrannical government. The anti-Federalists, in particular, fought to have the Bill of Rights included in the Constitution.
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The main thing that hindered the ratification of the U.S. Constitution was the differing ideologies between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists. The Federalists wanted a strong Federal government, while the Anti-Federalists wanted the states to maintain the most power.
The main argument as to whether or not the Constitution should be ratified centered around the fact that it didn't contain a Bill of Rights. Federalists wanted a strong national government. Anti-federalists felt that without a Bill of Rights, the government would have too much power.
One of the main fears of the anti-federalists was that the government would become too strong. They also thought the government could affect their personal freedoms.
The two main factions at the Constitutional Convention were the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists. Basically, the Federalists were in favor of a single governing power, while the Anti-Federalists recognized the need for states to govern themselves.
Probably. They surely were the main opposition to the Federalists.
The main issue that the federalists and anti-federalists disagreed upon was the bill of rights. The federalists believed that the people should just have the constitution, however the anti-federalists believed in making a bill of rights so the people could see what there rights were.
Their was no bill of rights
The Anti-federalists were able to get the Bill of Rights added the Constitution.
The Federalists argued for a strong national government and protection of the people's rights.
The anti-federalists were against a strong central government. They feared that a strong federal government will destroy the hard won liberties they accomplished during the Revolutionary War.
changed the balance of power between the state and national governments.
The Federalists supported a strong federal government and the establishment of a powerful Bank of the Union, conforming to the mercantile interests of the Northern States, especially those of the New England. The Anti-Federalists supported the decentralization and the largest autonomy of the States. They feared that a central power excessively strong would lead to an oppressive government aiming to destroy the local autonomy's, establishing a financial oligarchy and a "bancocracy".