Articles of Confederation
Articles of Confederation was the worst constitution
The strengths And weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
Weaknesses: The weaknesses of the A of C was that they lacked power to enforce laws. They lacked power to levy powers. They did not do good on controlling trades among the states. Also they had no respect.
The strengths And Weaknesses of the Ordinance
Weaknesses:Congress had no power to coin money, therefore each state developed its own currency. Also Congress was unable to regulate interstate and foreign commerce; some states refused to pay for goods they purchased from abroad. And Congress was unable to impose taxes. it could only borrow money on credit.
Shays Rebellion Causes and Effects
Effects: Many Americans realized that the government is weak. So congress calls for a convention. People like Madison see a need for a strong central government.