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What did the anti federalists and federalists have in common?

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.

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Considering this, what did the Federalist and the Anti Federalist agree on?

Anti-Federalists feared the Constitution would over-centralize government and diminish individual rights and liberties. They sought to amend the Constitution, particularly with a Bill of Rights as a condition before ratification. The Federalists agreed to support the proposed amendments, specifically a bill of rights.

Beside above, what did Republicans and Federalists have in common? The Federalists wanted a strong central government and a loose interpretation of the Constitution. The Republicans favored states' rights more than a central government and they had a strict interpretation of the Constitution. Another big difference was that the Federalists encouraged commerce and manufacturing.

Keeping this in view, how are federalists and anti federalists different?

Federalists wanted a strong central government that would rule the people of the United States directly and not through the state governments. Federalist were for a system of strong federal courts while Anti-federalists were for limits on the federal courts.

What did the Federalists believe?

Federalists believed in a centralized national government with strong fiscal roots. In addition, the Federalists felt that the Constitution was open for interpretation.

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