Anti-Federalist Papers Quotes by Founding Fathers
The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8
Used by permission of the publisher. For personal use and not for further distribution. Please submit permission requests for other use directly to the publisher. During the debates over the ratification of the U. Constitution in the late s, supporters and opponents of the Constitution evolved into two opposing political parties. Those who endorsed the Constitution were soon called Federalists; those who opposed it or favored waiting until the document was revised to address their concerns about preserving individual rights were termed Anti-Federalists.