Articles of Confederation

Why is it good? VS Why is it bad?

Why is it good?

-First written agreement and first constitution of USA.

-Congress has power to manage Native Indian affairs.

-Allowed formation of new states that had a population of more than 60,000.

-It encouraged coordination and cooperation between different states and they can settle disputes between the states.

Why is it bad?

-Too weak to enforce laws.

-Extremely weak central government.

-No power to tax.

-Could not pay debts.