Issues Under The Articles Of Confederation

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In 1777, the Continental Congress completed the first written American constitution, the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation was created to form an alliance between the 13 colonies. It was working out well in the beginning until serious problems started to appear. Those were money problems and most importantly, a weak government. One issue the Articles of Confederation had, was the major money issues inflicted upon the union which harmed the coherency of our country. During this time, the United States was millions of dollars in debt, and couldn’t find a way to compensate the money that had been borrowed. Under the Articles of Confederation, the Continental Congress was allowed to ask the states for money but, the states
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