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Georgia Constitution 1777 by Mind Map: Georgia
Constitution
1777
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Georgia Constitution 1777

problems

weak national

strong state govenment

appointed governor

weak governor

no veto power

1 year term

John Treutlen

no checks and balances

strong legislative

unicameral, 12 men, could overrule the governor, elected council

strengths

republican government

basic rights protected

freedom of religion

freedom of press

trial by jury

3 branches

separate powers

established local county government

established counties

replaced parishes

facts

adopted at Constitutional Convention

Savannah

changed in 1789

Eight counties formed

Burke

Camden

Chatham

Effingham

Glynn

Richmond

Wilkes

Libterty