Articles Of Confederation Rhetorical Analysis

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Good evening delegates. We are here today to talk to you about the strengths of the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation are our first attempt at a new government. We are allowed to declare war, peace, and sign treaties with foreign nations, which we were not granted to do under British rule. The Articles of Confederation also enable us to have a say in political matters. The Northwest Ordinance is very important to the people, as I hope you already know. It gives the settlers equal rights, including trial by jury and freedom of speech. The outlaw of slavery, although it is only here in the North, is a key part that our government should keep. The territory has been divided into five states, which me and my fellow associate
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