Articles of Confederation
What were the Articles of Confederation
What Were The Strenghths Of The Articles
Governed the Nation during revolutionary WAR.
Negotiated the treaty of pairs at the end of the WAR.
Passed the northwest ordinance of 1787.
Passed the land ordinance of 1785.
What Were The Weakness Of The Articles
Lacked power to enforce laws.
Lacked power to levy TAXES.
Lacked power to regulate trade among the states.
Required all 13 states to approve changes in the Articles.
What Were The Northwest Ordinance Of 1787
Importance: It's used every time a state is added
Added land to our country / Required 60,000 people to be a state
What Were The Shay's Rebellion Of 1787
Effect: Shays militia maches/stops courthouses No courts = No law
Articles Of Confederation are done / Shays rebelled of farmers