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  1. -The framework of the new government adopted in 1781.
    -The new government was very weak and had trouble receiving respect from foreign governments.
    -Under the Articles, the US was able to end the war and negotiate peace.
  2. - Ended the Revolutionary War, granted the colonies independence, and gave them territory from Canada's southern border to Florida's northern border.
    - Britain hoped to split the US from its French allies by granting the nation's wishes.
  3. -Met in 1775, when King George did not agree to the colonist's demands.
    -The Congress drafted and signed the Declaration of Independence, which declared war and that the colonists should be free of Britain.
    -The Congress appointed Washington as commander of the Continental Army and wrote the Articles of Confederation.

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  1. Declaration of Independence-The framework of the new government adopted in 1781.
    -The new government was very weak and had trouble receiving respect from foreign governments.
    -Under the Articles, the US was able to end the war and negotiate peace.

          

  2. Olive Branch Petition-The colonies' final offer of peace to King George.
    -Agreed to be loyal to King George if the government would address their wishes (repeal the Coercive Acts and end taxation without representation).
    -This petition was rejected once Britain heard about Breed's Hill.

          

  3. Results of War- Increased social equality, increased church-state separation, and elevated the status of women.
    - Put an end to certain inheritance practices (primogeniture and entail) and the practice of putting a person in jail for debt.
    - Reduced the qualifications for owning property, voting, and holding office.

          

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