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Key judicial and executive officers were appointed by the legislature and were not directly elected by the citizens. Because Arthur St. Clair, the Governor of the Northwest Territory, did not respect or work well with the legislature representing the Territory, the constitutional convention believed it was... show more Key judicial and executive officers were appointed by the legislature and were not directly elected by the citizens. Because Arthur St. Clair, the Governor of the Northwest Territory, did not respect or work well with the legislature representing the Territory, the constitutional convention believed it was necessary to restrict the power of the new state’s executive branch. Ohio’s first governors had no authority to veto acts of the legislature and were limited to two-year terms.