Explore BrainMass

Federalists: Arguing for a New Constitution

Compare and contrast the Federalist attitudes toward the national government. Include a discussion of the differences between the leaders and the supporters of the two parties.

Solution Summary

The solution is a 972-word essay that explores the Federalist position in the Debate on the Articles of Confederation & the need for a new Constitution between Federalists & Anti-Federalists during the earlier period of American History. The positions and arguments towards centralization of power and nationalization of key government functions is enumerated including a discussion on the long term effect of the changes adopted. A word version of the solution is attached for easy printing & download, references are listed to allow students to expand on information provided.