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    A desire to establish a strong central government (unlike that which existed under the Articles of Confederation)
    A corresponding desire for weaker state governments
    The support of many large landowners, judges, lawyers, leading clergymen and merchants
    The support of creditor elements who felt that a strong central government would give protection to public and private credit.

    This is what I found to define federalists. It seems like things have switched, like you say.

    inspire change...don't back down

    by missliberties on Sat Jul 23, 2005 at 05:25:45 PM PDT

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