Similarities Between Colonists And Anti Federalists

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First off, some really big issues was how the colonist had a high tax cost but they had low currency. Consequently, the colonist would have no money after taxes which is why so many colonist started to protest against the government. the government were not able to pay the soldiers because the colonist wouldn’t pay their taxes. Furthermore, the colonist were even able to refuse anything the government asked them to do. However, the main reason the colonist didn’t pay their taxes was because they couldn’t even afford it so they would either hide the money or just beat up the tax collector. Relatively, the reason why people didn’t want to be bankers was because people would beat them up when they went to collect taxes. Also the bankers would …show more content…
They believed that the powers of the government under the constitution would threaten their “liberties” and individual rights. The Anti-federalist weren’t a very centralized group they didn’t agree on a lot of things. For example, Some of the Anti-federalist opposed the constitution because they believed that having a strong central government would threaten popular sovereignty. As others believed that the government would turn out like Great Britain to were the government would become to powerful and it would be hard to resist the government.or fix it. After a lot of arguments the Anti-federalist and federalist came to a compromise and the constitution was then created in 1787 which included the Bill of …show more content…
(Explorers.) But most of all the U.S constitution fixed tons of problems that were deathly needed to be fixed. The constitution also made the anti-federalist and federalist come to a sort of “agreement” to were the government wouldn’t be too strong nor would it be too weak. They went into a balance. So how this happened was through the separation of powers, checks and balances, amendments, taxes. So how the separation of powers worked was the government was split into 3 branches; The executive (The president and “workers”), Legislature (The senate and house of representatives) and the Judicial branch (Supreme court and lower courts.) So checks and balances “act” was built so that no branch would become to powerful. So each one branch is basically watched by the other two. So for example; The president (the “executive branch”) can veto laws by congress. Congress can override the veto by a 2/3rds vote. The supreme court can check on congress by declaring a law unconstitutional. The power of the supreme court is balanced by the president aka. The executive branch. The government also fixed the tax problem so that the citizens wouldn’t have to pay so much money and so the colonist would have to pay their

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