Anti-Federalist Argument


We beat the odds and won a war to gain finally gain control of our land. The formation of our government is now our job as an independent country. Many leaders of our new nation feel its necessary to rush into forming a document to serve as the backbone of our nation. I feel that our government is too young and inexperienced to form a reliable set of laws. Rushing into things would cause things to be overlooked and forgotten. Also if our government were to make such laws without the consent of the people it would be going against everything our country stands for. I believe a poor constitution would fail to preserve the rights and powers of citizens, represent the people in government, grant the states certain rights, establish liberties for men, limit the governments powers and have the ability to change throughout time.
The constitution says the government will hold all major powers and it is not up to the citizen to change the country's method of establishing courts, vote on taxes or decide how to spend funding. The government is too large. All men have unalienable rights and in this new country of ours a simple document shouldn't outline what a citizen can and cannot do.
I believe that in this new constitution citizens will not have adequate representation. For example, you cannot a select few people to represent a large state and look out for the best interest of everyone. The representative needs to come from the same background of the people they are representing, understand the citizens beliefs and concerns, but should be well educated enough to know what’s possible and best for his people. I believe more middle class representatives would be appropriate because of the fact that they are down to earth and realize what the general public wants/needs. I think the only way to fix the problem of misrepresentation would be to have enough representatives that correspond with the numerous social classes and different t…

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