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Many Federalists were large land owners who wanted the property protection that a strong central government could provide. Supporters also included merchants and artisans in large coastal cities.

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Yes and No; Yes for the purpose that they convinced the general public of the intent behind the constitution and preserved that intent for history. No, as that intent has been deviated from over the years.

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no, it only lasted for one term, and then it was never used again

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What strategies made the federalist arguments of the constitution successful?

promise of a bill of rights and compromise with anti-federalists

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