SAT Subject US History Practice Question 397: Answer and Explanation
18. The Antifederalists were unwilling to approve the Constitution primarily because
A. it did not include a Bill of Rights
B. it did not give the central government enough authority over the states
C. it made no provision for a judicial branch of government
D. it referred to the chief executive of the nation as the "president of the United States"
E. it was largely the work of Southern delegates
Correct Answer: A
The Antifederalists were concerned primarily with the issues of states' rights and individual rights.