Weak Central government
What the Articles of Confederation made by design to prevent abuses by the central government
The Articles of Confederation
The 1st Constitution for the United States. It created a loose alliance of 13 nation-states
Strong Executive and Court system
elements of government lacking under the Articles of Confederation
The law making branch of government, a common feature of both the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution
The branch of government responsible for enforcing our nations laws, absent from the Articles of Confederation.
The branch of government responsible for interpreting our nations laws and establishing a uniform system of justice. Absent from the Articles of Confederation
The states with limited populations that demanded equal representation in Congress to the more populous states
The states with large populations that demanded representation in Congress based on the size of their population.
a type of government in which its functions and powers are prescribed, limited, and restricted by law
a long-term economic state characterized by high unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment