United States History

The Antifederalists opposed the Constitution primarily because

(A) they thought the United States should be ruled by a constitutional monarchy
(B) they did not want the central government to have too much control over the states
(C) they opposed slavery and wanted a constitution that would outlaw it
(D) they demanded equal representation for all the states
(E) they wanted the Constitution to include The Northwest Ordinances
  1. Correct Answer: B


    The primary reason for opposition to the Constitution was a concern for states’ rights. The desire for a Bill of Rights was a secondary con- sideration. The other choices are untrue statements.

Test ID: 1550
Source: SAT Practice Test