27 - • The Ratification Process : A Bill of Rights was...

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5/19/11 The State Debate ratification Federalists : favored the proposed constitution A stronger central government was needed to prevent serve political independence Anti-Federalists : opponents of the new Constitution A-F believed it would create a strong central government that would threaten individual freedom.
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Unformatted text preview: • The Ratification Process : A Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution in 1791. (This pleased the A-F) These ten amendments protect important individual liberties. • The New York Connection : – Alexander Hamilton and John Jay contributed to the Federalist Papers...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course HIS 39930 taught by Professor Ming during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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