Articles of Confederation

The New Federal Government

The new federal government and its powers

Each State retains its sovereignty, freedom, independence, and every power, jurisdiction, and right.

The Powers

Three Branches


  • Legislative
  • Executive
  • Judicial
Constitution in the Congress, the President, federal courts, Supreme Court

What are the problems with this government created?

  • Lack of a central leadership.
  • Economic Disorganization
  • Legislative inefficiencies

Is the Articles of Confederation gonna be revised?

The inherent weakness of the Articles of Confederation stemmed from the fact that it called for a confederacy—which placed sovereign power in the hands of the states. There was a lack of central leadership, economic disorganization, and legislative inefficiencies