The Anti-Federalists and the administrative state

  • 17 July 2019
  • NormanL

Many of us have read the Federalist Papers, the articles penned by James Madison, John Jay and Alexander hamilton that helped win adoption of the U.S. Constitution. But almost as many are not familiar with the other side of the argument -- from the Anti-Federalists. They, too, wrote a series of articles on what they saw as the weaknesses and potential dangers in the proposed Constitution.