The articles of confederation

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What were the articles of confederation

The articles were americans first for of government.they were weak because they did not want Anymore problems like they had With king George

Strenghts

Governed the Nation during the revolutionary war

Negotiated the trety of paris at the end of the war

Passed the land ordinance of 1785 passed the northwest ordinance.

Weaknesses

Lacked power to enforce laws

Lacked power to levy taxes

Lacked power to regulate trade among the states

Required all is states to approve changes in the articles

North west ordinance of 1787



Also known as the the Ordinance of 1787, the Northwest ordinanceestablished a government for the Northwest Territory

Shays rebellion

Shays '​ Rebellion was an armed uprising that took place in Massachusetts in 1787