Articles of Confederation


What were the Articles of Confederation?

The Articles of Confederation were American's first Governmet. 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.

Another strength was passed land ordinance.

Also negotiated the treaty of Paris at the end of the war.

Finally passed the Northwest ordinate.

The Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation

The Weaknesses of the Articles were gov. had no power to enforce laws.

Another Weaknesses was power to leavy taxes.

Also locked power to leve taxes lacked power to Regulate trade.

Finally changes in the Articles.

The Northwest Ordinance

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

It is important because a plant for every territory to become a States.

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

Shay's Rebellion

Shay's Rebellion was caused by farmers are being sent to jail B/C of taxes.

An effect of Shays' Rebellion was led the Militia to the courthouse No court=no jail.

A positive effect from Shays Rebellion was no more Articles of Confederation.

A negative effect was put farmer in jail an took away their land.