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They didn't all want a decentralized government. Thomas Jefferson was probably the largest advocate for a non-centralized government, while John Adams and James Madison were part of what eventually became known as the Federalist party. That said, they all agreed that no one person should have anywhere near absolute power (e.g. A king).

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