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The United States of America: A Special Newcomer among States

  • Axel Hadenius

Abstract

In this chapter, I give a brief overview of the process by which the United States came into being. I show that a special type of state was formed, with roots stretching back both to Europe and to the modes of governance developed in colonial times. Along the way, some basic traits of the new state are clarifed.

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British Government Executive Organ British Authority Representative Assembly Royal Rule 
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© Axel Hadenius 2015

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  • Axel Hadenius

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