Articles of the confederation

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What were the article of confederation?

The articles were America's first form of government . They were weak because they did not want any problem like they had king George .

The weakness of the Articles

Locked power to regulate trade among the states.required all 13 states to approve change in the approve.locked power to levy taxes.weak central federal gov.

The strengths of the articles

Negotiate the treaty of Paris at the end of the war.governed the nation during the Revolutionary. Passed the land ordinance 1785.passed the northwest ordinance (1787)
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Northwest ordinance

Definition:A law that helped turn land into state.

its used every time a state is added.

Positive:added land to our country.Negative:required 60,000 people to be a state.

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Shay's Rebellion

Cause:farmers are losing their because they con't pay their taxes.

Effect:shays militia marches/stops courthouse no court=no law

Positive: A of C are done.negative:shay rebellion of farmers.

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