What Are The Weaknesses Of The Articles Of Confederation

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The Articles of Confederation was first drafted by congress in 1777, at the federal level. There were no executive branches except the states. The states have all the power and right. The strength of article was the legislative body, congress as the highest power in the nation because of the fear of monarchy. The major weakness of the article was the lack of power given to the Continental Congress. It strangled the federal government. The Articles gave Congress the power to pass laws but no power to enforce those laws. “If a state did not support a federal law, that state could simply ignore it”. Another main reason to replace the article, was to form a stronger government. The urgent need to form a new stabilize federal government was
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