Pros And Cons Of The Constitution To Replace The Articles Of Confederation

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The United States should adopt the Constitution to replace the Articles of Confederation. The new Constitution provides many advantages and new opportunities. First, the Constitution gives more power to the national government in many ways. For example, under the Articles the national government had to ask the states for money, but under the Constitution the government is provided with money and the power to tax. In addition, the Articles allowed states to regulate trade causing each state to tax one another's products. This resulted in separation between the states. In the new Constitution the states are forbidden from taxing imports. Instead, the federal government regulates all trade. This allows for a necessary free flow of goods between

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