Did the US ever seriously consider creating a monarchy after independence?

Futurist

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May 2014
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Did the US ever seriously consider creating a monarchy after independence? I know that the US Constitution (written in 1787) states that the US and all US states should have a republican form of government, but I was wondering if at any time before that there was significant support for establishing a monarchy in the US.
 

Kotromanic

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Dec 2011
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Wasn't colonial Pennsylvania established with a hereditary governorship?

I know that there are several members with a specialty in early US History that will provide you with something in depth. I just mentioned the first example of a hereditary chief executive. While these governors weren't allowed to wear crowns, seems to be the monarchical principle in effect.

EDIT: you are specifically saying AFTER 1783?

With the Roosevelts and with the Bushes each younger family member had their careers advanced through the cousin's and father's achievement. But a formal establishment of an elective monarchy, no.
 
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Futurist

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May 2014
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Wasn't colonial Pennsylvania established with a hereditary governorship?

I know that there are several members with a specialty in early US History that will provide you with something in depth. I just mentioned the first example of a hereditary chief executive. While these governors weren't allowed to wear crowns, seems to be the monarchical principle in effect.
When'd Pennsylvania abandon the hereditary governorship idea?
 

pikeshot1600

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Jul 2009
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When'd Pennsylvania abandon the hereditary governorship idea?
I believe that the Penn family lost its proprietary rights in Pennsylvania sometime after the D.o.I. They did not lose their own property, but they no longer were in such a position of power - just citizens.

EDIT: Upon the establishment of The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1776, the Penns were no longer proprietors. The constitution of 1776 was ratified 28 Sept., 1776.
 
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Code Blue

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Did the US ever seriously consider creating a monarchy after independence? I know that the US Constitution (written in 1787) states that the US and all US states should have a republican form of government, but I was wondering if at any time before that there was significant support for establishing a monarchy in the US.
I would say no. The Articles were being drafted at the same time as the Declaration.
From Wiki
"On June 12, 1776, a day after appointing a committee to prepare a draft of the Declaration of Independence, the Second Continental Congress resolved to appoint a committee of 13 to prepare a draft of a constitution for a union of the states."