Federalist Vs Anti Federalists

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The Constitution brought about a division between the American people. These two groups were the federalists, who believed that the constitution was good, and the anti-federalists who thought that the constitution would not be able to protect the rights of the people. These two groups had conflicting views but together, they both wanted the same thing; America should be controlled by the people by the principles of federalism. Both groups, the federalist and anti-federalists recognized the fact that previously power was being abused. The anti-federalists feared that the actual people would not be fairly represented by their new government since they would have the power to get rid of the individual rights of the people.One of the chief objections…show more content…
It is believed that these paper were written by three important federalists, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay. In these papers the federalists advocate the ratification of the Constitution. In “Federalists Paper no.85”, Alexander Hamilton attempt to wrap up the case of ratifying the newly proposed constitution. He intently believe in the concept and the need for a constitution. He strongly believed that the best form of government was the British system and since he believed that, he proposed a government where people would be able to participate in government by a representation in parliament. In this last paper he stated that “a nation without a national government is in my view an awful spectacle”, meaning that a nation with no government would be a total chaos and that the establishment of a set of laws as those of the constitution are needed to keep the government and provide the people’s demands. As Stated before, both sides wanted to create a country where the peoples voice was heard and tyranny would not happen, but the way to accomplish this was a

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