Articles of confederation

Nataly Ramos

What were the articles of confederation?

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 government led the country during the revolution. Another strength was passed land ordinance 1785. Finally negotiate the treaty of Paris at the end of the war.

Weaknesses of the articles

The weaknesses of the articles were government had no power to enforce laws

Another weaknesses was government had power to leavy taxes

Also governments power to regulate trade among the states

Finally goverment required all approve change in the articles

The northwest ordinance

The northwest ordinance was a law that helped territories became states

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

A positive effect was territory became states

A negative effect was you had to have 60,000 people

Shay's rebellion

Shays rebellion was caused by farmrs are being sent to jail b/c of taxes

An effect of shays' rebellion was led the militia to the courthouse

A positive effect from shays' rebellion was no more articles of confederation

A negative effect was out farmers in jail and took away their land