I have to write a report on the Articles of Confederation and some of the problems with them. I have done some research, but I still need more info. Could you help?

Check these sites.




Try going to Wikipedia and looking it up there. Also, a good website is articlesofconfederation + . + org.

“Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation:
The Articles of Confederation, the first official government of the United States had many serious weaknesses. 1) Under the Articles there was only a unicameral legislature so that there was no separation of powers. 2) The central government under the Articles was too weak since the majority of the power rested with the states. 3) Congress, under the Articles, did not have the power to tax which meant that they could never put their finances in order. 4) In order to change or amend the Articles, unanimous approval of the states was required which essentially meant that changes to the Articles were impossible. 5) For any major laws to pass they had to be approved by 9 or the 13 states which proved difficult to do so that even the normal business of running a government was difficult. 6) Under the Articles, Congress did not have the power to regulate commerce which will cause competition between states as well as diplomatic issues”

i can't post the website where i got that from but if you need it i'll type it in. just tell me.

have you gone to wikipedia?
plus, if you read the articles pf confederations itself, then you'll be able to see some of the major and insignificant problems. This is a website that you can view them at: yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/artconf.htm
encyclopedia britannica is a great source as well.


Thanks Danny and Ms. Sue, those sites were great!

LOL just kiddin Jenna

1) Danny don't pretend to be me, ok? 2) Everybody thank you! I'm all set to write my report now!

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  1. well i really don't know but i need the website!

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