Green Mountaineer Online: Government
Does your town have a Town Meeting? Learn more about what happens there now - and what happened at Vermont's first town meetings.
Vermont legislators make important decisions in our State House in Montpelier. Where did they meet before Montpelier became our capital?
- The Great Vermont Statehood Debate
- Mom, There's a Legislator in our Kitchen
- Vermont Government Finds a Home
What do legislators discuss at the State House?
- Your State House, A Guide to the Legislature
- Protecting Vermont's Air, Land and Water
- The Serpent on the Sideboard: Prohibition and Temperance in Vermont
- Playing the Odds
- The Hermit Thrush: Vermont's State Bird
Two men from Vermont have become President of the United States. Can you name them?
Every 10 years, the United States conducts a census. The most recent one was in 2020. How - and when - did the US census begin?
In 1777, the Vermont Constitution limited slavery in Vermont. But slavery was legal in the United States. In the mid-1800s, some slaves came to - or through - Vermont for freedom.
Now test your knowledge:
Copy and paste this citation to show where you did your research.
Vermont Historical Society. "Green Mountaineer Online: Government." Vermont History Explorer. Accessed August 3, 2021. https://vermonthistoryexplorer.org/gmo-government