Articles of Confederations

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The Articles of Confederation were America's first government. They were weak because America did not want another king.

The strengths of the Articles

The strengths of the Articles were.

Gov. Led the country during the revolution.

Passed Land ordinance 1785

Passed the Northwest ordinance 1785

Negotiated the treaty of Paris at the end of the war.

The weaknesses of the Articles

The weaknesses of the Articles were Gov led the country during the revolution.

Another weaknesses was. Leaked power to Levy taxes.

Also. Lacked power to regulate trade among the states.

Finally required all 13 states to approve changes un the Articles.

The Northwest Ordinance

The Northwest Ordinance was a law that helped territories become states.

It is important because a plan for every territory to a state.

A positive effect was positive territory become states and negative you had to have 60,000 people.

Shay's Rebellion

Shay's Rebellion was cause farmer are being sent to jail because of Taxes.

An effect of Shay's Rebellion was led the militia to the courthouse no court no jail.

A positive effect from Shay's Rebellion was no more Articles of Confederation a negative effect was farmers in jail and took away the is land.