Articles of Confederation

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • a unified army for the states
  • had the ability to conduct foreign affairs
  • able to build and control a strong army

Cons

  • couldn't enforce laws
  • National Government couldn't tax
  • No executive or judicial branch

My Opinion

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In my opinion they created a weak government so they could build off of it and make it stronger as they go along. Also they were new at it they tried to make it as easy as possible