Articles Of Confederation

The advantages and disadvantages


1. There was an attempt of establishing a new form of government that will go against the absolute power of the British Government.

2. The Freedom of movement permitted the people to move from place to place within the nation in hopes to obtain a better life.

3. The league of defense was an necessary unit for defense and attack against offensive assault of nations outside their boundaries.


1. Poor establishment of military program

2. Left with debt and were unable to pay for equipment for the revolutionary war

3. Lack of military training and financial support to help equip the soldiers and give them supplies

Why did they want a weak central government, you say?

A weak central government allowed the states to separate while maintaining good relations with one another.