The Importance of the Federalist-Antifederalist Debate in American History

2 pages | 310 words

The debate between the federalists and the anti-federalists on the new Constitution led to the making of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. These two documents are the foundation of the American government. The debates were based on different views of government, with the federalists wanting a strong central government while the anti-federalists wanted a weak central government. In the end, both sides were able to come to an agreement that resulted in these two important documents.