Federalist Essay

Submitted By jmhgator1994
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The federalist side of the government is the side that should be supported. This view of the constitution is a better way to look at it because of a few reasons. Sure the anti-federalist have some good ideas but overall the federalist have a better view point of it. The ratification of the constitution was a huge part of the development of America and without it I don’t think we would be where we are today.
One of the reasons I believe the federalist should be supported is because they were definitely a lot more organized. The papers they wrote were organized and produced in a very orderly fashion and we have books of them today. The anti-federalist wrote essays and whatnot also but they were not organized at all, so today its hard to find anti-federalist papers. One of the quotes from the federalist papers is “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 republic.”
Another difference between the two sides is the federalist support a strong central government as were the anti-federalist support more of a state centered government style. I feel having a stronger central government is best because when theres a strong central government it makes the country more of one nation rather than having different laws, rights, ect. In every state you go to. Living in one country means you should all abide by the same rules. A quote to support this idea from the federalist papers is "A pure democracy can admit no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest will be felt by a majority, and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party. Hence it is, that democracies have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property; and have, in…