ARTICLES OF THE CONFEDERATION

TRISTIN BURNS THOMAS

WHY THEY ARE CREATED SO WEAK

The reason they where created so weak is because they didn't have such a powerful government.They didn't have such a strong army in the colony.So when they got attack they most like lose.

STRENGTHS OF THE ARTICLES

The strengths of the article they governed the nation during the revolutionary war. negotiated the treaty of Paris of 1783, Land ordinance of 1785,northwest ordinance of 1787.

WEAKNESS OF THE ARTICLE

They had lacked power to enforce laws, Lacked power levy taxes, Required all 13 states to vote to make changes in the articles,Lacked power to control trade among states.

NORTH WEST ORDINANCE 1787