Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Article Of Confederation

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The Article of Confederation was the first written agreement in the United states. There are many strengths of the Article of Confederation. Congress gain the power to deal with foreign affairs. Not only did it they deal foreign affairs, it also dealt with Native American affairs. They also had power to regulate coinage. It encouraged coordination and cooperation between different states and they can settle disputes between the states. It allowed the formation of the states such as Maryland. The Northwest Ordinance of 1781, brought in new territories that was located north Ohio River. The weakness was that Congress had no power to regulate commerce or trade between the states, each state could put taxes on trade between states. They also didn't

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