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7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
7a weaknesses of articles of confederation
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7a weaknesses of articles of confederation

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  1. USI.7a Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
  2. Essential Knowledge <ul><li>The Articles of Confederation was a constitution written during the American Revolution to establish the powers of the new national government. </li></ul>
  3. Essential Questions <ul><li>What were the basic weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? </li></ul>
  4. Articles of Confederation <ul><li>Provided for a weak national government. </li></ul>
  5. Articles of Confederation <ul><li>Gave Congress no power to tax or regulate commerce among the states. </li></ul>
  6. Articles of Confederation <ul><li>Provided for no common currency. </li></ul>
  7. Articles of Confederation <ul><li>Gave each state one vote regardless of size. </li></ul>
  8. Articles of Confederation <ul><li>Provided for no executive or judicial branch. </li></ul>
  9. Think About It… <ul><li>Do you think the Articles of Confederation was a plan for a good government? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you change the Articles of Confederation? </li></ul>

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