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Our 1st Government
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Why is the 13 states make such a weak government?
~Ended the revolution
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
set requirements for admission of new states
Whose strong national government did the colonists just overthrow?
What were the colonists afraid of?
~military in charge
~restricted ability to trade
~representatives made law
_each state had only 1 vote_
Shays' Rebellion 1786-1787
~farmers fought against there own state
~leads to the change from the Articles of Confederation to the US Constitution
Land Ordinance of 1785
~USA makes money selling land to settlers
~makes orderly settlement of the West
What did the Articles of Confederation got right?
~established produce for new states
~divided the western land
~ended the American Revolution
~citizens elect representatives
~faster people= faster government
~one man, one vote
~many people= time consuming
~power is with "uneducated" masses
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