Articles of Confederation

Structure and Powers

There was 13 different kinds of government under the articles of Confederation because each state had it's own form of government. During the Articles of Confederation the central government had little power while the states where given the majority of the power.

Problems

The problems of the Articles of Confederation were that because each state had it's own constitution and government there were different laws for different states on top of the fact that some states did not get along the best.

Reasons leading to the end of the Articles of Confederation

Shay's Rebellion

When farmers in Massachusetts revolted due to high state taxes. This uprising showed how weak the Articles had made the government.

There were other little problems like no strong executive leader, and inability to pass laws.