Unformatted text preview: -Vermont and Georgia: fairly radical-Massachusetts: more cautious-John Adams-2 houses-one more aristocratic, other more democratic-strong governor-traditional property qualifications-complex political legacy of revolution II. Confederation Government & Peacetime Agendau A. Demobilization of the Military –veterans demanded benefits B. Debt-$25 million in war debt-had to borrow just to pay interest C. Western Lands-brought order to wewstern settlement-ordinances of 1784 & 1785-divided the region into territories-provided for survey and sale of land Northwest Ordinance 1787-provided for political organization of the region-states would enter union on equal footing-departure from royal policy-income from land sales]]...
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- Spring '08
- Confederation government, Peacetime Agendau A. Demobilization, new republican institutions, I. Republican Ideology