Articles of the Confederation

What is the articles of confederation, Why were the articles of confederation made so weak?

The articles of confederation is the Original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the us constitution in 1789. The articles of confederation were made so weak because they gave very little power to the central government wanted to pass something all the states would have to ratify it.

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The strengths of Articles of Confederation

One of the strengths of the Articles is that they governed the nation during the revolutionary war, secondly they negotiated the treaty of paris of 1783, third the land ordinance of 1785 and fourth the northwest ordinance of 1787
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The weakness of the articles of the confederation

First the lacked power to enforce laws,secondly they lacked power to levy taxes, third they lacked power to control trade among states and lastly required all 13 states to vote make changes in the articles
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what is the northwest ordinance of 1787. why is it important?

The Northwest ordinance was an act of congress of the confederation of the united states. It was the most important of the three acts, laid the basis for the government of the northwest territory and for the admission of its constituent parts as states into the union
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What is Shays' rebellion, what is it causes and affects?

Shays rebellion is the name given to a series of protests in 1786 and 1787 by American farmers against state and local enforcement of tax collections and judgments for debt.