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Miranda Anstett Period 2 Part 2: Part 7 - Chapter 6 1. What aspects of the Pennsylvania constitution were most objectionable to Adams, and what did he advocate instead? (pg. 198) KC - 3.2.II.A Answer: The requirements for voting in the Pennsylvania constitution were most objectionable to Adams. In his view, if any taxpaying man could vote or hold office, they would vote the property out of the hands of the aristocrats. Essentially, Adams believes that only upper class, educated men should be allowed to vote and control the legislature. Details: Provide definition and/or significance for each term as it relates to the unit The Pennsylvania constitution of 1776 After the Declaration of Independence was written, Pennsylvania created their own constitution. This constitution was significant because it was inspired by the Declaration to be very democratic, by expanding voting rights to all taxpaying men and allowing these men to run for office. This was a dramatic change from the typical voting requirements, which was to own property. Mixed government Mixed government is a sharing of power among the monarchs, the House of Lords, and the Commons. This is significant because it inspired John Adams to support the separation of powers among 3 different branches of government. 2. How did the Revolution affect the way American women thought about their status? What changes resulted from this new awareness? (pg. 199) KC - 3.2.I.D Answer: The Revolution prompted American women to feel as though they were being treated unfairly by their husbands. This caused them to push for more legal rights politically and more opportunities for education and freedom from traditional gender roles socially. The requests were met with fierce backlash from men, who thought women were inferior and should not have the power to make any political or legal decisions. However, some of them were met, such as

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