Effects Of The Articles Of Confederation On The Constitution Of 1787

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Following the war, the states had no structure and made several attempts at forming a functional and working government before they ultimately decided on the constitution of 1787. The states distrust of a centralized government was revealed in the details of the Articles of confederation and the distaste in a strong centralized government in the Anti-Federalists. The Articles of Confederation was the first government plan that came about after the war. The Articles only worked for a short period of time as when they wrote the Articles they gave most of the power to the states instead of having a strong central government in fear of it being to powerful and a repeat of the British reoccurring. The decision to completely neglect the need of

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