Unit Three - Unit Three New Government and Possible Threats...

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New Government and Possible Threats o Treaty of Paris 1783 o British Threat o Spanish Threat o Threat of Rebellion and Social Unrest o Nationalists v. Anti-Nationalists Lack of political unity Articles of confederation o Loose confederation of States o Republicanism o Continental congress 1777 National Government o Congressional Powers Limited power o States’ Sovereignty o Articles of confederation Ratified 1781 o Western lands Appalachian mountains to the Mississippi River Public domain Sovereign States o State constitutions Limited executive power Increased legislative power o Voting requirements Universal suffrage Property o Virginia declaration of rights 1776 Bill of rights George mason o Slavery Jefferson’s Presidency 1800 o Thomas Jefferson and Monticello o Strict constitutionalists o Republican Simplicity True liberty o Reform Federal Government o Eliminated Internal Taxes o Reduced Army and Navy o Reduced Size of Government
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Unit Three - Unit Three New Government and Possible Threats...

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