By: Zoe Koop Bell 1

The Anti-Federalists

Supported a weaker federal government and stronger state governments; supported to keep the Articles of Confederation.


Anti-federalists feared a strong national government would oppress its citizens, felt the absence of a Bill of Rights was a threat to citizen's individual rights.

Some of the anti-federalists

They defiantly wanted the Bill of Rights and supported a weaker government!

More famous anti-federalists

James Winthrop and James Monroe.