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  1. Aug 20, 2010 · The Anti-Federalists wanted the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution. They believed that the federal government had too much power under the new Constitution, especially in comparison to the...

  2. Jan 09, 2012 · The first ten amendments were added to the Constitution because the Antifederalists didn't trust the government and didn't think they would give them rights! Basically, the first ten amendments...

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  4. Jul 16, 2015 · The Antifederalists wanted the Constitution to provide a promise to protect individual rights. What do they call people who agree the constitution? When the Constitution was first suggested, people...

  5. Anti-Federalists argued that the Constitution gave too much power to the federal government, while taking too much power away from state and local governments. In part to gain the support of the Anti-Federalists, the Federalists promised to add a bill of rights if the Anti-Federalists would vote for the Constitution. Click to see full answer

  6. The democrat-republicans, or anti-federalists, wanted a government without a standing army. Or in case of the 46 federalist papers, one limited to 30,000 troops. The 2nd amendment was there to give the states power of their own independent militia to guard against an autocrat/demagogue/strongman dictator/king.

  7. Jun 19, 2020 · The Federalists wanted a strong government and strong executive branch, while the anti-Federalists wanted a weaker central government. The Federalists did not want a bill of rights —they thought the new constitution was sufficient. The anti-federalists demanded a bill of rights. Secondly, who were the most important anti federalists?

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