Thoughts on Government
"Thoughts on Government", or in full "Thoughts on Government, Applicable to the Present State of the American Colonies", was written by
John Adamsduring the spring of 1776 in response to a resolution of the North Carolina Provincial Congresswhich requested Adams's suggestions on the establishment of a new governmentand the drafting of a constitution. Adams says that "Politics is the Science of human Happiness -and the Felicity of Societies depends on the Constitutions of Government under which they live." Many of the ideas put forth in Adams's essaywere adopted in December 1776 by the framers of North Carolina's first constitution.
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