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What was the main argument between federalists and anti-federalists?
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. ...
Was Patrick Henry a federalists or anti-federalists?
He was a Anti-federalist. (against the ratification of the US constitution.) ...
Why were federalists federalists?
Federalists saw the inherent weakness of the US government under the Articles of Confederation, and wanted to establish a strong and supreme central government as eventually established under the US Constitution. ...
How did federalists and anti federalists view the role of the federal government differently and how did they feel about the constitution as a result?
Federalists believed in a strong central government. Obviously, the anti-federalists believed the very opposite. Some federalists might not have been completely satisfied with the US Constitution, but nobody really could be. The anti-federalists were very displeased with the US Constitution, though. ...
What did the federalists want?
The Federalists were the colonial leaders in the US who wanted a strong central government for the new country. They were opposed by the anti-federalists who wanted to maintain the power of the states, because they felt a strong central government would exert too much control over its citizens' lives. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
Why did the federalists not want a bill of rights?
The federalists did not want a bill of rights because they felt that by writing down the powers of the people, those powers would be limited. ...
What did the Anti-Federalists want?
The Anti-Federalists wanted less power for the central government, and wanted a bill of rights within the US Constitution. Instead, these rights became the first ten amendments to the Constitution. a bill of rights ...
Asked in Politics and Government, US Constitution
Antifederalists criticized the US Constitution primarily because governing power was concentrated in the?
Anti-federalists criticized the U Constitution primarily because governing power was concentrated in the national government. Anti-federalists did not want the Constitution to be ratified. ...