a return to fedualism in europe
In the beginning of the war, colonists were upset that they were being taxed from the British, for a war they had nothing to do with. Many of the colonists rebeled and they wanted to be independent. So all and all. They fought to form a new nation because they didn't want to be under British rule; a country 3,000 miles away.
Governments exist only by the consent of the people.
Slaves should be counted among us states population for the purpose of deciding the states number of congressional representatives (apex)
Each new state created from the territory could determine its own level of religious freedom.
apex: each colony had a different population and purpose, and each had a separate charter outlining its government.
SOVEREIGNTY AND INDEPENDENCE OF THE STATES! this is correct from apex