Articles of confederation


What were the articles of confederation

The articles of confederation were Americas first government . They were weak because America did not want another king

The strength of the article.

The strength the article were gov the nation during the revolution war second they negatived the treaty of Paris at the end of the war

The weakness of the articles

The articles also had three weakness one was that they locked power laws . Second was that they lacked the power to levy taxes . The third one was they lacked power to regulate trade among states.

The northwest ordinance of 1787

The northwest ordinance was important because it made a plan to build new states and it had negative effects because it was very hard to get do much people in a state

Shays rebellion

The farmers were in debt on their farms so they were being taken away from the congress it had negative effects because the farmers were in jail and many farmers were angry