Module 3 Lesson 1 Practice Activity
Advantages and Disadvantages of the Articles
Disadvantages and Advantages of the Articles
There were many advantages for the founding 13 states.
-It included a unified army for the states.
-Had the ability to control and build an army.
-Had the ability to deal and trade with foreign countries on the behalf of the 13 founding states.
- It also built up a legislature where each state had one vote.
There were also many disadvantages due to the articles
-National Government couldn't enforce laws.
- National Government couldn't tax.
-Needed 9 out of 13 states approval in order to pass a law.
- No executive or judicial branch of government.
- Hurt the economy when tax on trade came about.