3 Did not want another powerful executive like KING GEORGE A: No Chief ExecutiveWhy Included?Problem?Did not want another powerful executive like KING GEORGELack of leadership in CENTRAL GOVERNMENTNo single leaderDISUNITY
5 B: Laws Needed 9/13 to be Approved Why Included?Problem?To protect individual states’ rights power.Fear of strong central governmentDifficult to get 9 states to agree on new lawsCentral/national/federal govt. had little power
7 C: Congress had no power to tax citizens C: Congress had no power to tax citizens. It could only request money from statesWhy Included?Problem?Fear of being Unfairly taxed, like before revolutionStates could choose to payGovt. had no money to operate
9 D: Congress had no power to draft an army. Why Included?Problem?Fear of central Government with strong army that may take away citizens’ rights.Left the country vulnerable without a dependable military force
13 F: Amendments/ Changes had to be approved by all 13 states Why Included?Problem?Wanted states to have equal power in shaping govt.Impossible to make changesAny one state could stop an amendment that other states wanted
15 G. Congress could not collect state debts owed to federal government Why Included?Problem?Fear that central govt. could force states to pay for things they didn’t wantFederal government had no money to operate
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