What were the pint of views of the Anti Federalist?
The Anti-Federalists believed, as the namesake suggests, opposite beliefs of the Federalists. Anti-federalists believed that the federal (national) government shouldn't be too big and generally believed in people's/states' rights.
One of their strongest arguments was for the Bill of Rights. Federalists argued that the Constitution was better off without a Bill of Rights and that such an addition would be bad for the people's/states' rights because they would think that those listed rights are their only rights (the compromise: the 9th and 10th amendments). The Anti-Federalists, on the contrary, saw that the Constitution didn't give enough rights to the people in the body of the Constitution, so they wanted explicit ones in the B.O.R.
Thomas Jefferson is a good example of an Anti-Federalist. They are generally more on the side of natural rights than civic virtue.
Could be classified (arguably) as more liberal than conservative because of the emphasis on the individual rather than big government.
Anti Federalists want State Government to be more important and more powerful than Federal Government, and they believe in and want to keep the Bill of Rights. The term "Anti Federalist" was founded in the 1780's when forming the Constitution of the Unites States of America, along with the term "Federalist", a group of people who held opposing views to the Anti Federalists.
What event coincided with the emergence of the Federalist and Anti-Federalist political parties in the US?
The Federalist Papers are a series of documents/ letters published in newspapers in various major cities. They are indirectly opposed to the Anti-Federalist Papers, each Federalist Paper was written to answer questions the public had. The goal of the Federalist Papers was to convince people to ratify the constitution. The Federalists wanted a strong Federal government and the Anti-Federalist wanted strong State governments. Some of the Federalist Papers were written as a direct rebuttal of…