Thirteen Republics

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The question, whether the United States should be one republic, or whether they should continue on as the thirteen republics. As they wanted to secede from Great Britain to become independent colonies, they should unify themselves into one great republic rather than thirteen separate ones. This way, they would be stronger as a whole America than weaker as individual Americas. They would then be more likely considered as a force to be reckoned with by surrounding countries, thus requiring them to invest less money into military forces for so much protection. Governments lacked the need to frequently incorporate themselves into the affairs and actions of its subjects, resulting in the need for one government over all colonies, or states, instead
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