Federalists V - Federalists V Antifederalists What is federalism Federalism is the system of government in which the powers of national government are

Federalists V - Federalists V Antifederalists What is...

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Federalists V. Antifederalists What is federalism? Federalism is the system of government in which the powers of national government are shared with the states Who are the federalists? The federalists were a faction that wanted to reform the United States of America's governing system into a representative democracy. They wanted a strong central government as well as elected representatives based on land. They wanted the constitution ratified. Who are the antifederalists? The antifederalists were a faction that wanted to follow the words of the articles of confederation. They wanted state sovereignty with absolute power over slaves. They did not agree with ratifying the constitution. How did this conflict arise? Once the articles of confederation were made, it established no central government to connect the thirteen colonies. This proved an issue when Shay's rebellion arose and showed that without this central
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