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The Articles of Confederation. A. What were they?

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1 The Articles of Confederation

2 A. What were they?

3 1. The first plan of gov't for the U.S. It lasted from 1781- 1787.

4 A. What were they? 1. The first plan of gov't for the U.S. It lasted from 1781- 1787. 2. Each state had one vote. 9 of 13 had to vote yes to pass laws.

5 2. Each state had one vote.

6 A. What were they? 1. The first plan of gov't for the U.S. It lasted from 1781- 1787. 2. Each state had one vote. 9 of 13 had to vote yes to pass laws. 3. There wasn't a president.

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8 B. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation?

9 1. Congress couldn't tax.

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11 B. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? 1. Congress couldn't tax. 2. Congress couldn't make a strong army or navy.

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13 B. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? 1. Congress couldn't tax. 2. Congress couldn't make a strong army or navy. 3. Congress lost respect of other nations.

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15 I could tell my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio. Rodney Dangerfield Rodney Dangerfield

16 B. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? 1. Congress couldn't tax. 2. Congress couldn't make a strong army or navy. 3. Congress lost respect of other nations. 4. Congress couldn't control trade between states.

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18 B. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? 1. Congress couldn't tax. 2. Congress couldn't make a strong army or navy. 3. Congress lost respect of other nations. 4. Congress couldn't control trade between states. 5. Each state printed its own money.

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20 B. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? 1. Congress couldn't tax. 2. Congress couldn't make a strong army or navy. 3. Congress lost respect of other nations. 4. Congress couldn't control trade between states. 5. Each state printed its own money. 6. Congress couldn't settle disputes.

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