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If the foundations of the american polity was laid by the Federalists, not merely in the Federalist victory, " he writes, "the Anti-Federalist reservations echo through American history; and it is in the dialogue, that the country's principles are to be discovered. It was largely through their efforts, he reminds us, that the Constitution was so quickly amended to include a bill of rights.
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