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Chapter 13 Section 1

Georgia under the Confederation Government

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What are the Articles of Confederation? A government system made in the 1780s, which functions were to defend the country, pay its debts, settle arguments between the states, maintain relationships with other countries , and set up a postal service for mail going between the states.
What is the government system of the Articles of Confederation? The Articles Of Confederation consisted of a unicameral government system (one house legislator).
What were the downfalls of the Articles of Confederation? It could not tax and regulate trade between the states and or other foreign nations.
What had to happen in order to change the Articles of Confederation? In order to change the Articles of Confederation every state had to agree which made it difficult to change it.
What is the United States Constitution? This is a document that set our current framework for the government; written in 1787 and ratified in 1788.
What is the government system of the United States Constitution? The government of the United States Constitution consisted of a bicameral government (two house legislator).
What are the benefits of the United States Constitution? The benefits of this constitution is that there is now the ability to tax and regulate trade. This constitution rather then having most power in the states, has a separation of powers between the three branches (legislative, executive, and judicial).
What is the headright system? A system of distributing land by which each “head” of a household received one hundred acres plus fifty additional acres for each member of the household.
What is a bounty grant? This is where soldiers in both the state militia and The Continental Army who had fought for independence in Georgia received land for their service.
What is a loyalist? People who remained loyal to Great Britain and King George.
What is a patriot? A patriot rather than a loyalist are people who wanted independence from Great Britain.
What did the lottery for land consist of? The lottery was a plan to award something, such as land, on basis of chance.
What role did Alexander McGillivray play in the late 1700s? Alexander McGillivray was a good example of how the British and Native Americans became united. He attempted to centralize the power of the Creek, and he also avoided giving more land to Georgia.
How did Georgia hope to regain money? Georgia hoped to regain money through the sale of property confiscated from Loyalists and especially rice planters.
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