Directions: Audio learners, listen and watch the video posted below. Next, read the background essay below. Complete the comprehension questions and post your answers.
The Role of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists in the Establishment of the Constitution
Why a Bill of Rights? What Impact Does it Have?
Who Were the Federalists and Anti-Federalists?
How Was the Debate Resolved?
What Is the Impact of the Bill of Rights?
- List 3 positions of the Federalist
- List 3 postitions of the anti-federalists.
- Explain why Federalists thought a bill of rights was not needed and could even be dangerous?
- Why did Antifederalists oppose ratifying the Constituition?
- Why did the Bill of Rights not strongly affect citizens’ lives until after 1920s?