Articles Of Confederation

Chad Manor

First Constitution

They did not want to have a strong govt. because they did not want to do what the king did and have so much power over them.

Articles of Confederation

It was the first constitution and they did not a high power govt. coming in and taking over and they did not want that high powered govt.to do what the king did.

North West Ordinance 1787

Positive: They did not want slavery in the states.


Negative: They were on the natives land and had to move.

Shays rebellion

causes:congress had money on the rebellion and farmers had to pay taxes .

Effects : The american govt. was weak and congress gets convection. Madison had a strong govt.