Governments created during the revolution and problems of the 1780

Governments created during the revolution and problems of the 1780

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Governments created during the revolution and problems of the 1780’s Terms of the peace treaty 1. Colonies no longer took a part of the British empire 2. The boundary of the U.S established 3. Dept would have to be recognized 4. Us. Agree to return loyalist property. 5. British promised to remove their troops. I. Creation of the new governments a. Influences One influence is the colonial experience. They fear power. These governments aren’t very powerful at all. They did not think of the colonies as a whole. The second is republicanism. b. Character istics of state governments- reflected the colonial system. Like the colonies the states have. Governors, legislators with two bodies, but they restructured the power structure. The (governors) powers are very weak. They were chosen by the legislators. Court system, a judiciary, too weak, the legislator appoints the judges. The legislators- lots of power, they make the laws, appoint governor and judges. Individual legislators weren’t in office long at all.
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