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based on guided reading chapter 13 section 1
|functions of the articles of confederation
|defend the country, pay its debts, settle disputes between the states, maintain relationships with other countries, and set up a postal service to deliver mail across the states.
|legislature under the articles of confederation
|unicameral ( one-house ). worked by forming committees to deal with specific tasks.
|by the end of the war, georgia's government was based on
|the constitution of 1777.
|executive branch under the constitution of 1777
|shared by a govenor and a council.
|judicial branch under the constitution of 1777
|superior court in each county was the major institution of government. oversaw elections, controlled roads, and provided aid for the poor.
|main issues facing the state of georgia
|problems left by the war. rebuilding georgia's buildings and farms, pay state debt, and establish and maintain better relationships with creek and cherokee.
|personal wealth of georgians was in
|land, not cash.
|soldiers who served in the militia or continental army received land for their service. the higher the rank, the more land could be received; privates got 2 hundred acres, but colonels could receive several thousand acres.
|the head of the family had the right to receive 2 hundred acres of land plus 50 acres for every additional household member.
|the state of georgia moved the state capital to louisville because
|the importance of areas father away from the coast.
|maintaining good relationships with the native americans wass important because
|many creek and cherokee supported the american cause for independence.
|the fur trade was damaged because
|most traders were loyalists who had left the colonies or died.
|half-scot half-creek. he and his people did not support any treaties to cede land to the american government.
|patriot printed money could not
|buy goods because patriot dollars had very little value.
|georgia was indebted to
|its own citizens, who had provided troops with suppliess during the war.