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What was the first state to adopt its own constitution, 3 months after the war?
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
What were the requirements for suffrage in the colonies?
- -pay taxes
- -own property
- -be at least 21 yrs. of age
Define "unicameral" government?
one house for the legislature
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
What did the unicameral government in each state try to establish?
What freedoms did the unicameral government guarantee?
Who wrought "Thoughts on Government" in 1776 and what was it about?
- -John Adams
- -Dealt with the excessive radicalism of Pennsylvania
A 2 house legislature is called what?
What states did not follow the bicameral model of state government?
Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Vermont
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