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Christine Palmer Wrote: After the Revolution War was over, the Colonists gain their freedom from Britain’s rule. In chapter 6 of U.S. History it says, “…to be an American was now defined largely by a commitment to republican ideals and a desire to fight for them” (Schultz 2016). They wanted a say in the government’s decisions and making sure no one person had control. The idea was to have a republic and set up their own democracy one that did not have a monarchy control which is different from other countries. In an article called America’s Unique Democracy it says, “Still at the birth of our country, the temptation to revert back to monarchy even a constitutional monarchy was strong. George Washington was in fact offered the opportunity to become King of America: an honor he wisely rejected. Instead, a system of limited, divided government was in place. The three branches had, in theory, co-equal power, so that they could check excesses in each other” (Williams 2011). It took time to set up what is known as the government today. In the beginning, when the United States was only made up of thirteen states, there was the Articles of Confederation which allowed them to have their own power to govern themselves. This made the nation's government weak compare to other countries. it was later replaced with the United States Constitution which became the heart of the national government.
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