Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Articles Of Confederation

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The Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the United States, was adopted in 1777 and provided a framework for the government. However, the weaknesses became apparent soon after its adoption, as it was unable to address several significant problems. One of the main problems is that it was unable to address the lack of a strong central government. Under the articles, the national government had limited power and was unable to effectively regulate commerce, collect taxes, or maintain an army. This made it difficult for the national government to address issues such as the financial crisis and the threat of invasion from foreign powers.

The problems of the new nation and the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation ultimately

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