Articles of Confederation

Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages

  1. Land ordnance
  2. Peace with Britain cabinets departments
  3. Full faith and credit
Disadvantages

  1. No power to generate revenue
  2. No power to regulate
  3. Approval of 9 states to have a law passed
  4. Amendments of the articles of confederation required all 13 colonies approval
  5. No executive branch
  6. No national court system
  7. Central Government = no military each was ran by a milita

A weak Central Government

Because they thought if they let the government to strong the would not have freedom which was why they had the war in the first place. the people wanted free rein to choose and do what they liked especially in business.