Untitled_document - I am in favor of anti-federalism It puts more power into the hands of the state giving state governments more authority and

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I am in favor of anti-federalism. It puts more power into the hands of the state, giving state governments more authority, and anti-federalists were also opposed to the creation of a stronger federal government. Anti-federalism believed in individual state governments. The majority of them were focused on the constitution while some were focused on the bill of rights. Federalists believed in the constitution. Federalists wanted to have the constitution ratified immediately because they wanted to have a strong government. "It is essential to such a government that it be derived from the great body of the society, not from an inconsiderable proportion or a favored class of it, otherwise a handful of tyrannical nobles, exercising their oppressions by a delegation of their powers, might aspire to the rank of republicans and claim for their government the honorable title of the republic." I think that federalism had a set mind. Federalists wanted the constitution ratified immediately and that's all they cared about. The federalists weren’t to the fact that there could have been improvements made to the constitution. Federalism didn't give citizens voices of their own. I agree with anti-federalism because I think that having separate state governments is better than a strong centralized government, it gives people a higher chance to be heard. It opens more possibilities for new laws and improvements for the government.

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