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Important information about Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists

Find copies of three Anti-Federalist Papers on the Web. Be sure to properly cite your sources using APA formatting. Based on your readings, prepare a discussion about what the United States may have looked like had the Anti-Federalists "won" their points in the ratification debate and the writing of the Constitution.

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The Anti-Federalists, also fought in the American Revolution, were pro The Bill of Rights. They were mostly farmers and workers, not the prominent business owners (which Federalists were). They were opposed to a strong nationalistic government. They opposed the originally drafted US Constitution, until the Bill of Rights were added as Amendments, insisting it made the National Government too strong and the ability to wield too much power over the States. They were pro very small national government involvement, have a national government for the sole purpose of ...

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This solution visualizes what the United States may have looked like had the Anti-Federalists "won" their points in the ratification debate and the writing of the Constitution.

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