[Marxism] Fwd: QUERY: How are Loyalists treated in courses? [G Furr]
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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.
The Antifederalists were not a far left. The label was imposed on
opponents of the Constitution of all sorts.
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