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Article of Confederation

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1: Articles of Confederation | Teddy Queen

2: History | Called for a loose organization of government

3: Second continental congress adopted the articles on November 15, 1777

4: Powers of Congress | No judiciary | No executive branch | one week legislature | No power to tax | No foreign power

5: successes | Northwest ordinance | all states agreed to give up claims on land in the west | 3 step process to becoming state | Shay's rebellion | it took awhile but the built an army to defeat him | colonist in Mass. were angry over taxes

6: Articles of Confederation | v. | Could not tax | No control of foreign affairs | Every state despite size had one vote | could not regulate commerce | The people of the united states learned from this that a weak government is not the best type of government.

7: Constitution | Congress can impose taxes | Could manage foreign affairs | Representation is based on population + 2 senators | Can coin money | A government with power but could be controlled by the people was the best government.

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  • Title: Article of Confederation
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