Articles of Confederation
By Jason Garcia
What Are the Articles of Confederation?
What Are Strengths of the Articles?
* Negotiated the Treaty Of Paris at the end of the war.
* Passed the land of the Ordinance of 1785.
* Passed the Northwest Ordinance of (1787)
What Are Weaknesses of the Articles?
* Lacked power to levy taxes.
* Lacked power to regulate trade among the states.
* Required all 13 states to approve changes in the Articles.
What is the Northwest Ordinance of 1787?
A plan to make new STATES!!
* Negative -
Hard to get 60,000 people to declare a new STATE!
Shays Rebellion Rrrrrrrghhhhhh!!
Farmers thrown in jail b/c of Taxes.
* Effects -
Daniels Shays leads a rebellion against to the government
No Court = No Laws = No Jail !!!