Federalists vs Anti-Federalists - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

federalists vs anti federalists n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Federalists vs Anti-Federalists PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Federalists vs Anti-Federalists

play fullscreen
1 / 7
Federalists vs Anti-Federalists
212 Views
Download Presentation
jillian-bernard
Download Presentation

Federalists vs Anti-Federalists

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Federalists vs Anti-Federalists

  2. Ratification Debate • Fall 1787, 9 out of 13 • 2 groups form • Federalist / Antifederalists

  3. Federalist Beliefs • Wealthy (large farmers, businessmen) • Want a strong central govt. • A. Enforce Laws • B. Economics • C. Foreign Policy

  4. Federalist Papers • Writers- Jay, Hamilton, Madison • Newspaper editorials • Importance- • A. To convince upper classes • B. help explain the reasoning behind the Constitution. • What do the Federalist Papers say? • 1. Factions (divisions) are good. (Sep. of Powers) • 2. Slow government is good. (checks and balances) • 3. Need a leader who can deal with crisis quickly, but not assume total control.

  5. Anti-Federalists • Against- Why? • 1. Take power away from the states. • 2. Afraid for individual / states rights. - Want a “Bill of Rights”

  6. Ratification • Federalist Promise a Bill of Rights to get ratification. • 1789- New Hampshire becomes 9th state to ratify • Madison puts in the Bill of Rights (1st 10 Amendments)- guarantee of individual and state’s rights

  7. Ratification Cartoon- Boston Newspaper- 1788