Differences between Federalists and Antifederalists

Political Alignments of State Senators by Wealth

 

Federalist

Antifederalist

Wealthy

82%

18%

Well-to-do

65%

35%

Moderate Means

42%

58%

 


 

Votes of Delegates to the Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire Ratifying Conventions, by Delegate Occupation

 

Federalist

Antifederalist

Merchants, manufacturers, doctors, lawyers, ministers, large landholders

84%

16%

Artisans, innkeepers, surveyors

64%

36%

Farmers

46%

54%

Questions for Discussion

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