Pros And Cons Of The Articles Of Confederation

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The articles of confederation is the first national government of the United states America, however, this constitution is flawed. The new independent nation needed an organization that would hold all of the states together, send a military off in the future if needed and of course a stronger economy. The articles seemed to be the best route to take for the United States in order to build unity in their nation.The U.S wanted to avoid higher power like Great Britain with King George the third. They wanted to spread power to the people evenly. The structure of the articles was that congress needed 9 of 13 votes from the states to pass legislation which was difficult. Also, congress were given the authority to coin money, make treaties and maintain
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