Federalists And Antifederalists

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  • 1. 
    Federalists thought
    • A. 

      Articles of Confederation were too weak

    • B. 

      Articles of Confederation were just fine but needed a bit of tweaking

    • C. 

      Small state level governments were the best way to go

    • D. 

      The country did not need a strong central government

  • 2. 
    Anti-Federalists thought
    • A. 

      The Constitution was great

    • B. 

      The Union needed a strong central government

    • C. 

      The Union should fix the Articles of Confederation and keep those

    • D. 

      The federalists had the best idea

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was a federalists
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      George Mason

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Edmund Randolph

  • 4. 
    Which of the Following was an Anti federalists?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 5. 
    The Anti Federalists were influenced mostly by
    • A. 

      Their wealth

    • B. 

      The Revolutionary War

    • C. 

      Their education

    • D. 

      Their jobs

  • 6. 
    Which state was the last to ratify the constitution?
    • A. 

      Rhode Island

    • B. 

      Connecticut

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 7. 
    The Anti-Federalists thought the constitution gave to much power to
    • A. 

      The States

    • B. 

      The people

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Judicial Branch

  • 8. 
    The Federalists believed in a Republican form of government
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Anti Federalists wanted the landowners to stay in power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Anti Federalists won one point in the debate.  They asked for a _______________________ to be added to the constitution and it was done shortly after the last state ratified.
    • A. 

      Term Limit

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      4th branch of government