Federalists And AntiFederalists De-democratization Of America

The framers clearly envisioned a smaller role for the national government than what is presently the case. Consider the arguments made during the ratification debates. How did those arguments impact the early understanding of federalism? Would you have been a federalist or anti-federalist? Why? How have society and technology changed to allow or require greater national government control over the states? Has greater national control been a benefit or detriment? Explain your answer