The principle of state rights states that the federal government is prohibited from interfering with certain rights of the state’s 10th Amendment to “reserved” states. The debate on state rights began with the writing of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. During the Constitutional Convention, the Federalists led by John Adams advocated the establishment of a strong federal government, while the anti-Federalists led by Patrick Henry opposed the Constitution unless it contained a set of specifically listed and Amendments to these rights. And state. Because of fears that there would be no state, the states would not approve the constitution, and the Federalists agreed to include the Bill of Rights. When establishing the federal government power-sharing system of the US government, the 10th Amendment of the Bill of Rights considered that Article 1, paragraph 8, of the Constitution does not specifically retain all rights and powers to Congress, or is shared by both the federal and state governments. Reserved by the state or the people. In order to prevent states from claiming too much power, the Supreme Provisions of the Constitution (Article VI, paragraph 2) state that all laws enacted by the state must comply with the Constitution, and that federal laws must be applied whenever laws and federal laws are enacted by the state.