New York was the toughest nut for the Federalists to crack. The Federalists ultimately got their new constitution, but it was largely thanks to New York Antifederalists that the worst plans of the Federalists were thwarted.
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All societies require some sort of coercion to maintain order. But "the state" is a very specific and modern type of government institution which claims it can engage in criminal types of coercion with impunity.
The growth of political parties and interest group politics, and the promotion of democracy as a fundamental principle of American government, all came as a result of the move to popular voting for president.