2.03 The Anti-Federalists - Federalist advocate James Madison wanted to produce a strong central government with an executive branch which will restrict

2.03 The Anti-Federalists - Federalist advocate James...

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Federalist advocate James Madison wanted to produce a strong central government, with an executive branch which will restrict the power of the government, and feel that the bill of rights is not necessary, but dangerous. While anti-federalists Patrick Henry wants no government, to prevent power consolidation, he wants the state to become a tyranny, and trust that the state needs the bill of rights. Both sides have a strong point on how the United states should be, but with this information I agree with the Federalist position. According to the anti-federalists the bill of rights are necessary this was said in few words said by Richard Henry Lee, but quoted by Patrick Henry ll wise and prudent people, in forming constitutions, have drawn the line, and carefully described the powers parted with and the powers reserved. Here anti-Federalist Patrick Henry is stating the fact that if we are to not become a dictatorship in the future the bill of rights shows what power the government has. Which I agree with
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  • Fall '15
  • Mr.Jones
  • U.S history, Government, United States Bill of Rights, Anti-Federalism, Federalist advocate James

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