Articles Of Confederation

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Articles Of Confederation

  1. 1. Articles of Confederation
  2. 2. <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. 3. <ul><li>1. Provided for a weak national government </li></ul>Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
  4. 4. <ul><li>2. Congress had no power to tax </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>3. Congress had no power to regulate commerce among the states </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>4. Provided no common currency </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>5. One vote per state regardless of size </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>6. Provided no executive or judicial branch </li></ul>

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