Who was an Anti-Federalist during the debate over ratification?
the Anti-Federalists where opponents of the Constitution. Theybelieved that the national government would be too powerful and threaten self-government in the states and the liberty of the people. Plus the Consitiution contained no bill of rights even heighten the concerns of the Anti-Federalists.
How did the federalist and antifederalist try to convince people to take their sides in the debate over the constitution?
The Federalists, including Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, wrote the Federalist Papers, which argued for ratification of the Constitution without a Bill of Rights. Anitfederalists also wrote papers in response-- they wanted a Bill of Rights to be added before the Constitution was ratified. 1 Comment
What statement would an anti federalist most likely have supported during the ratification debate over the constitution?
The long debate over lowering the voting age in America from 21 to 18 began during World War II and intensified during the Vietnam War, when young men denied the right to vote were being conscripted to fight for their country. They believed if they where old enough to die, that they were old enough to vote for the person sending them there.
During the struggle over ratification of the US constitution federalists and anti-federalists disagreed mainly over?
When it became clear that the American colonies needed a stronger central government, most of the members of the newly freed colonies understood that the Articles of Confederation were not suited to keep the colonies strong. The Federalists such as James Madison and Alexander Hamilton believed a stronger central government was required. The ensuing debate was between the Federalists seeking a more powerful Federal government debated the non-Federalist over how much power the new government…