Key Leaders of the Constitution
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My name is Roger Sherman and I am a Federalist. I attended the Constitutional Convention and helped the Constitution get ratified by showing my support.
My name is Alexander Hamilton and I am a Federalist. Together, John Jay and I wrote the Federalist Papers. I was also the first Secretary of the Treasury.
My name is George Washington and I am a Federalist. I was the presiding officer of the Philadelphia Convention and headed the committee that drafted the new Constitution.
My name is James Madison and I am a Federalist. I am known as the Father of the Constitution and most of my ideas for a new government are included in it.
My name is Benjamin Franklin and I am a Federalist. I was the oldest delegate to sign the Constitution and I wrote an impassioned speech that urged other delegates to sign it too.
My name is Patrick Henry and I am an Anti-Federalist. I was one of the outspoken critics against the Constitution that pointed out the absence of a Bill of Rights.
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