To what degree is the United States Constitution a product of political inheritance from the British?

To what degree is the United States Constitution a product of political inheritance from the British?“Are rights secure only if they are explicitly incorporated in a constitutional text, as the Anti-Federalist critics of the Constitution argue? Or are there valid reasons to think that the enumeration of rights might actually undermine their authority, as the Federalist supporters of the Constitutions argued in reply?” (Rakov,p3)