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Ratification debates

I explain the views of the Federalists versus those of the Anti-Federalists regarding ratification of the United States Constitution. I provide an in-depth analysis of the arguments of both sides and why the Federalists prevailed.

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Please allow some of my ideas to help within this large topical scope regarding the views of the Federalists versus those of the Anti-Federalists regarding ratification of the United States Constitution:

First of all, as you overview the two sides, you might talk about the how the Federalists were die hard supporters of the U.S. Constitution. As you look briefly at the Federalists' ratification successes, especially Alexander Hamilton's attempts, they played a key role in this outcome.

You might also cite how Federalists were led by Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, while the Republicans were led by Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson (http://www.pinzler.com/ushistory/hamjeffpopsupp.html). The major areas of content dealt with the role of government, society, economic policies, foreign relations, interpretation of the Constitution, and other pressing issues.

Besides a strong national government, this side also tended to sway toward wealthy citizens and central economic planning to promote political and economic stability ...

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Ratification arguments are given.

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