Before the Constitution was even written, two parties emerged vying for a direction for America. Name them and their characteristics.
-The Federalists wanted a strong Federal government, and the Republicans wanted freer elections
-The Anti-Federalist were against a strong government, and the Whigs wanted States to have more power
-The Whigs wanted a standing militia, and the Federalists wanted a Federal Reserve.
-The Federalists wanted a strong centralized government, and the Anti-Federalist wanted to restrict the Federal government and give states more freedoms and legal control.