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The anti-federalists were opposed to the Constitution because they felt it established a federal government that was too powerful. They argued that a strong national government would diminish the power of the States.

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The primary reason the Anti-Federalists opposed the idea of a Constitution was because they thought it granted too much power to the federal government. Patrick Henry was a prominent Anti-Federalist.

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They felt they needed the Articles of Confederation

They felt that the Articles of Confederation did not need to be reformed

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gave the federal government too much power

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The anti-federalists were against ratification of the constitution mostly because they wanted more power. The constitution did not allow proportional representation.

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The Constitution was but an inevitable outcome of the Revolution of 1776.

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How did anti-fedralist present arguments against ratification?

The Anti-Federalists argued that a new Constitution would be a step towards monarchy and that the country would be bled dry through state and federal taxation.


Which founding father argued against the constitution?

George Mason


Henry clay argued that actions of president Jackson including his of the Indian remove act were?

(Apex) Against the Constitution


What name were those who argued against the constitution known?

Anti federalists


What did Henry clay think of president Jackson's actions?

He argued that they were against the constitution.


Which of the groups argued against the country adopting the constitution as the new government?

anti-federalists


Groups argued against the country adopting the Constitution as the new government?

Anti-Federalists.


The anti-federalist james winthrop argued that a bill of rights was necessary in the constitution because?

it would secure the minority against the usurpation and tyranny of the majority.


Which Revolutionary-war heroes and patriots argued against the constitution?

Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton


Do you believe that the Anti-Fedralist did a great job in arguing against the US Conastitution?

no because there was no point, our govenment is gonna end up any way that the people inside the government want it to end up. although the people that argued against the constitution had a good point, there opinion didnt matter, nobodys opinion mattered unless you were a representative of one of the 13 states and still it had to be a 9 out of 13 vote or nothing would be changed so there attempt at a say in the constitution did not go unrecognized but it just didnt work out and that wasnt there fault it was the delagates fault for having those kind of rules.


What was Edmund Randolph's view on slavery?

. He argued against importation of slaves and motion the word 'slavery' be withheld from the constitution


Henry Clay argued that actions of President Jackson including his enforcement of the Indian Removal Act were?

(Apex) Against the Constitution