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Who were leading federalists?
October 04, 2010 6:02AM
Federalist believed in a strong central government. They also believed in loose constructionalism, which means following the constitution based on its implications as well as its wording. Federalist and anti-federalist were essentially the first political groups in the United STates. An example of a federalist is James Madison while Thomas Jefferson was an anti-federalist.