ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION• Went into effect in 1781• Did not want to replace king with anotherstrong central government• E...
Achievements of Confederation1. Won American Revolution2. Negotiated Treaty of Paris3. Passed Land Ordinance of 1785-North...
WEAKNESS OF ARTICLESCentral government was WEAK.Government couldn’t deal with economicproblems new nation faced.For exampl...
Articles of confederation and constitution
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Articles of confederation and constitution

  1. 1. ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION• Went into effect in 1781• Did not want to replace king with anotherstrong central government• Each state gave little power to centralgovernment, keeping most of the powerthemselvesNO MORE KING!!!
  2. 2. Achievements of Confederation1. Won American Revolution2. Negotiated Treaty of Paris3. Passed Land Ordinance of 1785-Northwest Ordinance 1787a- establish how new states joinunionb- prohibited slavery inNorthwest
  3. 3. WEAKNESS OF ARTICLESCentral government was WEAK.Government couldn’t deal with economicproblems new nation faced.For example: Each state would have its owncurrency (Money)!!!

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