We argue that the Constitution will create a national government that was strong enough to unite quarreling states into a single republic.
We, the federalist, recalled the weaknesses of the government under the Articles of Confederation. We showed how the Constitution would remedy those weaknesses by creating a stronger, more effective union of states.
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay lead the federalist campaign for ratification. *Ratification-the action of signing or giving formal consent to a treaty.