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The Bill of Rights was passed due to the objections of the anti-federalists. They protested that the Constitution does not contain a list of rights for the citizens of the United States.

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Q: What objection to the constitution led to the adoption of the Bill of Rights?
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The Anti-Federalists were extremely concerned that a strong central government would result in severely weakened state power. Therefore, in order to make sure that the people retained some rights that were protected from national government intrusion, the Anti-Feds demanded that a Bill of Rights be added to the Constitution. Without the addition of the Bill of Rights, the Anti-Feds would have rejected the Constitution in its entirety and it would have not survived ratification. Therefore, because they rejected the Constitution because it originally lacked a Bill of Rights, a Bill of Rights was added to appease them.


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