Discuss John P. Roche's argument in regard to the Constitution.

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John Roche argued that the Constitution was a compromise of power between the state and the national governments. After the Revolutionary War, many people (anti-Federalists) supported states’ rights and a strong state government, while others (Federalists) believed in national rights and a more centralized federal government. It was difficult to appease all people when such strong opposing beliefs were involved, but the need to ensure that each state...

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