What Was the Main Purpose of the Iroquois Constitution?

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The Iroquois Confederacy, a group of five (later six) related Indian tribes, created the Iroquois constitution, properly termed the "Constitution of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy," to establish a common form of governance across a huge geographic area, bringing peace and prosperity to formerly warring tribes. Each tribe had a set of wampum belts recording their common constitution for reference in legal disputes.