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Antifederalism vs. federalism
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  1. Believed liberty is only secure in a small republic with rulers being physically close to closely check on them
    Anti federalist
  2. They were afraid the congress would tax heavily, that the supreme Court would over rule state courts, and that the President would command a large standing army.
    Anti federalists
  3. Narrow jurisdiction of the supreme court
    anitfederalists
  4. a council to review actions of the president
    anitfederalists
  5. military power kept in the hands of the state militias
    anitfederalists
  6. increase in the size of the house of reps. to reflect a variety of popular issues
    anitfederalists
  7. reduction in the taxing power of congress
    anitfederalists
  8. addition of a bill of rights listing peoples rights that the gov't could not violate
    anitfederalists
  9. liberty is safest in large republics
    Federalists
  10. many opinions and interests make it hard for tyrannical majority to form
    Federalists
  11. anyone with unpopular ideas will find it easier to gain allies in a larger group
    Federalists
  12. ruling would require coalitions or alliances which result in compromise and moderation
    Federalists
  13. national gov't should be at some distance from the people to be insulated from their momentary passions, people dont always act logically or rationally
    Federalists
  14. liberty is threatened by public passion and popularly based factors as uch as it is by strong gov't
    Federalists

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