Articles of Confederation

David Keever

Strengths of confederation

Governed the nation during the revolutionary war. they negotiated the treaty of 1783. land ordinance of 1785. northwest ordinance of 1787

weaknesses of the confederation

Lacked power to pass taxes. Lacked power to in force laws. lacked power to control trade amoung states. required all 13 states to vote to make changes in the articles.