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What was the head right system? It was a system of granting land to people in the colonies.
Why was there no executive branch? The people feared a strong central government.
Two disadvantages of the articles. Legislature could not collect taxes. To ratify the articles every state had to agree which was very difficult.
Two advantages of the articles. It offered a chance for the colonies to unify. It encouraged trade.
What does unicameral mean? One or in this case one branch.
What was two functions of the government? Defend the country. Set up a postal service. Keep relationships with other countries. Settle state's arguments.
Why was it important to keep a good relationship with the natives? It was important because the natives had been there, knew the land, and could help.
What branch did they not have? The executive branch
What problems did the states have when they were a confederation? Trade, money, and relationships with other countries.
What was the first government the states tried to use? A Confederation
What was the first outline of rules for the states? The Articles of Confederation
After the war, what was the government based off? The constitution of 1777
What did loyalist have to do to come back into Georgia? They had to fill out a formal request to return
What was the most important thing for citizens after the war? Land.
The executive branch (once formed) was controlled by who? A Governor and a Council
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