In this clip, we learn of James Madison's contribution to the Federalist Papers under the pen name "Publius". Madison contributed roughly one-third of the total 85 Federalist Papers and wrote Federalist 10 or about "factions" which were "groups of citizens with interestes that differ from the" whole nation. Madison also wrote Federalist 51 which spoke of "Checks and Balances", Federalist 54 addressed the issue of slavery and the Three-fifths Compromise.
In this clip, John Green details The Federalist Papers and the Constitutions Second Amendment about the right to "bear arms". However, Anti-Federalists opposed the Constitution, were backed by the "common people", and were in favor of smaller more local governments or state governments.
In this clip, Craig Benzine details about the Federalists who favored big government and and were backed by the wealthy. On the other hand, the Anti-Federalists favored smaller government at the state level. This clip also covers how oftentimes the American government must "compromise" to "balance interests".
Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton dispute whether or not to issue a formal Proclamation of Neutrality. While both cabinet member agrees that the United States should stay neutral and avoid conflict after France declares war on Great Britain, they disagree on whether the United States should officially declare its neutrality status. President George Washington invites John Adams to dinner and discusses the matter with him.