[Marxism] Fwd: QUERY: How are Loyalists treated in courses? [G Furr]

Sun Eagle suneagle79 at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 25 07:59:30 MST 2012


Many Anti-federalists in fact opposed a federal system of government on the grounds that  a strong central government might do something foolish, such as abolish slavery. Just read what has come to be known as THE ANTI-FEDERALIST PAPERS, the answer to the Jay-Hamilton FEDERALIST PAPERS, and a sort of Bible for many a contemporay conservative. Patrick Henry, who refused to attend the Constitutional Convention, saying "I smell a rat in Phildadelphia" was exactly the kind of "states-rights" statesman George Wallace would have aprroved of. 



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The Antifederalists were not a far left.  The label was imposed on
opponents of the Constitution of all sorts.  


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