Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Articles Of Confederation Constitution

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The Articles of Confederation was the first constitution of United States in November 1777. There were many weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.There was no national executive i.e. president, and no national judiciary. This confederation did not give national government any power of direct taxation. Before making any changes to the Article, 9 out of 13 states had to approve the law before it was passed. The other weakness was each state could print its own money, however, money from one state would not work at another state. Congress had right to declare war but could not raise the national army for the war.

The U.S. Constitution was created by fifty-five delegates, out of those 55 only 38 had signed the agreement on September 1787. According to this new agreement, money and powers were seperated. The powers of federal goevernment was …show more content…

An odd mixture of fear and hope was provoked with the result of stronger national government. One of the reason to change the Article of Confederation was the issue of states freedom and how it represented in the government. Fifty five men took part in constitutional convention in May 1787, some of them though were opposing in revising the Articles. However, it ended in writing up a whole new document.

The U.S. constitution is the very important document written in United States society. Since each and every line of the constitution was not gratified to anyone, three of the rebels refused to sign the document of the constitution. In order to avoid the confusion that was faced earlier by the confederation government, the constitution indicated the process of ratification. For this only nine states had to rectify it instead of all thirteen. The main challengess to the ratification of the constitution focused on the rights of states, the power of executive branch and the inclusion of the Bill of

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