Lecture 6

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Lecture 6
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  1. What was the first state to adopt its own constitution, 3 months after the war?
    Pennsylvania
  2. What were the 3 different levels of the Revolutionary War?
    • -national independence
    • -a phase for centuries long struggle
    • -conflict of what kind of nation America would become
  3. What were the requirements for suffrage in the colonies?
    • -pay taxes
    • -own property
    • -be at least 21 yrs. of age
  4. Define "unicameral" government?
    one house for the legislature
  5. Name some of the unique characteristics of a unicameral government?
    • -all men over 20
    • -no governor
    • -13 member council
    • -representatives were not required to own land
  6. What did the unicameral government in each state try to establish?
    schools
  7. What freedoms did the unicameral government guarantee?
    • -speech
    • -religion
    • -writing
  8. Who wrought "Thoughts on Government" in 1776 and what was it about?
    • -John Adams
    • -Dealt with the excessive radicalism of Pennsylvania
  9. A 2 house legislature is called what?
    bicameral
  10. What states did not follow the bicameral model of state government?
    Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Vermont

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