SS8H4a Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of both the Georgia Constitution of 1777 and the Articles of Confederation and explain how weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation led to a need to revise the Articles



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SS8H4ab SUMMARY - GEORGIA and the US CONSTITUTION




SS8H4a Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of both the Georgia Constitution of 1777 and the Articles of Confederation and explain how weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation led to a need to revise the Articles.


GEORGIA CONSTITUTION

OF 1777





ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION







13 states with more power than the central government


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S8H4b Describe the role of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention of 1787; include the role of Abraham Baldwin and William Few, and reasons why Georgia ratified the new constitution.



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ABRAHAM

BALDWIN

WILLIAM

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As delegates from Georgia, both Abraham Baldwin and William Few participated in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and signed the Constitution. William Few helped write the Constitution and Abraham Baldwin’s key vote help create the Great Compromise which created a bi-cameral legislature.








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