Articles of Confederation<br />
Why were the Articles of Confederation so weak?<br />What we didn’t like about the British. . .<br /><ul><li>Taxation with...
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Articles Of Confederation

  1. 1. Articles of Confederation<br />
  2. 2. Why were the Articles of Confederation so weak?<br />What we didn’t like about the British. . .<br /><ul><li>Taxation without representation
  3. 3. Large central government (monarchy) had all the power
  4. 4. States always had to listen to the king
  5. 5. All power was in the King’s hands.
  6. 6. King could change the rules/laws any time</li></ul>So the Articles of Confederation…<br /><ul><li>Federal government could not tax
  7. 7. States didn’t have to follow laws and treaties.
  8. 8. States had their own laws and didn’t have to follow any other states’ laws
  9. 9. No executive branch or national court system.
  10. 10. Any amendment required all 13 states</li></li></ul><li>What’s the Problem?<br />Federal government could not tax; very difficult to raise money.<br />States didn’t have to follow laws and treaties.<br />Each State had its own laws.<br />No executive branch or national court system.<br />Any amendment required all 13 states, so very difficult to modify.<br />

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