Articles of confederation

Britanie talley

What were the articles of confederation?

The articles of confederation were America's first government. They were weak because America did not want another king

The strengths of the articles

The strengths of the articles were government led the country during the revolution another strength was passed land ordinance 1785 also negotiated the treaty of Paris finally passed northwest ordinance 1787

The weaknesses of the articles

The weakness of the articles were government had no power to enforce laws another weakness was power regulate also power to levy taxes finally all 13 states approved changes

Northwest ordinance

The northwest ordinance was a law that helped territories become states it is important because a plan forevery territory to become a state a positive effect was a negative effect was territory became state / you 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 shay's rebellion was led the militia to the court house no court- no jail a positive effect from shays rebellion was a negative effect was no more articles of confederation/ put farmers in jail and took away thar land