These are groups that have shaped the history of the United States. The federalists came together because they wanted to create a government that they can consider as better and stronger. The anti-federalists opposed the idea. These two groups have different opinions about the issues that the USA was facing at that time.
The federalist would like the government to have more power while the antis wanted the power of the government to stay the same so that even the locals will have a say in what should happen next. Most of the federalists can be seen in large, urban areas while the antis resided in
Both groups were important to United States History. Federalists wanted a government that was stronger, while anti-federalist opposed this development. Federalist wanted the Constitution to be chnaged to help with the debt and help decrease the tensions from the aftermath of the American Revolution. Anti-Federalist opposed a change to the Constitution and wanted all the power to remain statewide and local.
People who lived in urban areas were mainly Federalist and they were dominated by big business. Anti-Federalist resided in rural areas and they were dominated by farmers. Both groups had prominent figures. Some Federalist included Alexander Hamilion and John Adams. Notable Anti-Federalist included Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Adams.