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Paul Jones

Mrs. Quinn
December 2, 2010
Unit 2 Lesson 13 – Reviewing and Using the Lesson
1. What process did the Philadelphia Convention devise for ratifying the Constitution and why?
The Philadelphia Convention judged that it would require all states to vote in favor of the
Constitution to ratify it.
2. Why did many of the writers in the debate over the Constitution use pseudonyms?
They wanted readers to judge their arguments on merit rather than reputation.
3. What philosophical ideas guided the Anti-Federalists' opposition to a stronger national
government? How did those ideas lead them toward specific objections to the Constitution?

4. What arguments did the Anti-Federalists make with regard to the need of a bill of rights?