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Unformatted text preview: 1) supported Constitution, strong central government 2) George Washington, Ben Franklin, other aristocrats 3) the wealthy + educated who lived in developed areas by the coast, controlled newspapers The Great Debate in the States a. ratifying convention delegates selected by special election b. chart: 1) first 4 states to ratify: DE, PA, NJ, GA 2) Mass. Vote 187 to 168 3) officially adopted in June 21, 1788 before VA, NY, RI, NC ratified The Four Laggard States a. Virginia: 1) vote 89 to 79 2) Patrick Henry, Antifederalist; George Washington, James Madison, John Marshall Federalists b. New York: 1) 30 to 27 2) Federalist authors: John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison 3) federalist #10 explained impossibility of republican government over large territory c. RI and NC last states to ratify, after government was in effect for some months A Conservative Triumph Varying Viewpoints...
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- Fall '10
- John Adams, Anti-Federalism