Federalists vs. Anti-federalists

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Federalists vs. Anti-federalists by Mind Map: Federalists vs. Anti-federalists

1. Basis

1.1. Federalists believed in a strong central government.

1.2. Anti-Federalists thought state governments should have more power then federal.

1.2.1. The Commonwealth were the founding fathers for this group.

2. Members

2.1. Federalists included James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and John Jay.

2.2. The main Anti-Federalist was Thomas Jefferson.

3. Characteristics

3.1. Federalists were usually rich, urban, and intelligent.

3.2. Anti-Federalists were usually poor farmers that were less intelligent.

4. Impacts

4.1. The Federalist won the battle of the Constitution and founded the government off their ideas.

4.2. The Anti-Federalists ideas were not used as much. However, their ideas helped Andrew Jackson in his term.