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Politics of the United States
Articles of Confederation
I made a set for you guys for the quiz on monday on the ARTICLES OF CONFERERATION !! TAKE IT! Because I did not waste my time.. Enjoy!! <3
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Who created the Articles of Confederation?
The Articles of Confederation were created by the Second Continental Congress.
What was the purpose of the Articles of Confederation?
The purpose of the Articles of Confederation was to plan the structure of the new government and to create a confederation-some kind of government.
Why was each state only having one vote a problem?
Each state having one vote each was a problem because the small population states could override larger ones, which was unfair.
What was the main power of the Congress?
The main power of the Congress was to make laws.
What happened because Congress had no power to collect taxes?
Because the Congress couldn't collect taxes, the government was always short of money. The states were allowed to pay whatever amount of taxes that they wanted to.
What happened because the Congress had no power to enforce laws?
Because the Congress had no power to enforece laws, the states only enforced laws that they wanted to have.
What happened because there was no excutive branch?
Because there was no executive branch, there was no one to enforce the laws.
What was the key problem of the Articles of Confederation?
The key problem of the Articles of Confederation was a weak central government.
What did the central government do?
The central government kept power in the hands of the state government.
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