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Patrick Henry was one of the leaders of the Anti-Federalist movement because he thought it gave too much power to the federal government and endangered the rights of the individual states (which up until then had functioned mostly as if they were separate countries) and endangered the liberty of individuals.

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Q: Who believed that the Constitution gave too much power to the federal government?
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What was Hoover's philosophy of government?

Hoover believed that the federal government could not give direct aid to individuals. He believed in free market capitalism and did not think the constitution gave the federal government the power to set prices.


Most opponents of ratification believed the new Constitution gave too little power to the National Government true or false?

First, the people are represented by Senators and Congressmen. Second, the question of whether or not the Constitution gave the Federal Government too much power is debatable. The constitution mainly provides for the organization of the Branches of Government and restrictions on its power. The Federal Government tends to assume the power to give the people what it assumes they want. The Federal Government has gained power over the years. It is debatable what powers the constitution gave the Federal Government.


In a strict interpretation of the Constitution the federal government has only what power?

The federal government has only the power to do exactly as the Constitution says. In George Washington's Presidency Alexander Hamilton who believed in loose construction believed that because the Constitution did not say that creating a national bank was illegal, then it could be done. Thomas Jefferson a believer of a strict interpretation believed that if it was not said in the Constitution that the Federal Government could make a National Bank then it is not allowed. The idea of strict and loose interpretation is fought about even to this day.


Is the power given to the federal government detailed specific or limited?

what is the power given to the federal in the constitution


Why did the anti federalist not favor ratification of the constitution?

They didn't support the Constitution because they thought that the Constitution gave too much power to the federal government.

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Who was an outspoken Anti- Federalist who believed the Constitution gave too much power to the Federal government.?

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What was Hoover's philosophy of government?

Hoover believed that the federal government could not give direct aid to individuals. He believed in free market capitalism and did not think the constitution gave the federal government the power to set prices.


Most opponents of ratification believed the new Constitution gave too little power to the National Government true or false?

First, the people are represented by Senators and Congressmen. Second, the question of whether or not the Constitution gave the Federal Government too much power is debatable. The constitution mainly provides for the organization of the Branches of Government and restrictions on its power. The Federal Government tends to assume the power to give the people what it assumes they want. The Federal Government has gained power over the years. It is debatable what powers the constitution gave the Federal Government.


In a strict interpretation of the Constitution the federal government has only what power?

The federal government has only the power to do exactly as the Constitution says. In George Washington's Presidency Alexander Hamilton who believed in loose construction believed that because the Constitution did not say that creating a national bank was illegal, then it could be done. Thomas Jefferson a believer of a strict interpretation believed that if it was not said in the Constitution that the Federal Government could make a National Bank then it is not allowed. The idea of strict and loose interpretation is fought about even to this day.


Why did Jefferson and Madison oppose the national banks?

Jefferson and Madison believed that the constitution discouraged the concentration of the power in the federal government.


Did the constitution give the federal government the power to tax?

How does the constitution have the power to tax


How did John c. Calhoun and Daniel Webster differ in their interpretations of the power of the federal government?

Calhoun believed that the federal government did not have the power to ban slavery, while Webster believed the government did have this power.


What level of government has the most power in the constitution?

The level of government with the most power in the constitution is the Federal Government, followed by the state and then local government.


Which anti-federalist was an outspoken Anti- Federalist who believed the Constitution gave too much power to the Federal government?

The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and the find. Those which are to remain in the state governments are numerous an indefinite. -apex


Is the power given to the federal government detailed specific or limited?

what is the power given to the federal in the constitution


What is an anitfederalist?

The Anti-Federalists felt that the Constitution of 1788 granted too much power to the federal government at the expense of state power and desired a return to the Articles of Confederation, ratified in 1781. In contrast, the Federalists believed that the Articles of Confederation did not grant enough power to the federal government, and they are the ones directly responsible for the Constitution of 1788.


What kind of government does the constitution give the power to coin money to?

Federal government