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The main weakness of the Articles of Confederation was...
creating a weak central government
not giving enough power to the states
VERY POWERFUL GOVERNMENT
During the American Revolution, why would delegates created a Central Federal government weak with States stronger?
To make a government with less control- limited power
To match the Central government of Great Britain
The 13 colonies now 13 states delegates made Articles of Confederation made a system of government strong like Great Britain.....
The taxes fell most heavily on farmers, particularly poor farmers.
This cause a rebellion because it was unfair
Cause a Revolution
This cause for people to go back to join the KING
Farmers found it impossible to pay their taxes as well as their mortgages(RENT) and debts.
The Articles of Confederation created a ______________ central government
Why was the central government weak under the Articles of Confederation?
People did not know what a strong government looked like
People were afraid the king would start another war
People had just fought a war for independence from a powerful government
People wanted the states to be rigid with central control
Under the Articles of Confederation, the government could
sign treaties and create taxes
declare war and create taxes
sign treaties and declare war
none of the above
Under the Articles of Confederation Choose all the things that the government could not do
establish a national army
make people obey the laws
Under the Articles of Confederation, each state got __________ vote.
The Framers of the Articles of Confederation were afraid of...
being tax and unfairness towards them
happy for not being tax
"The confederation's failure to deal with conditions that might lead to rebellion, as well as the problems with trade & diplomacy, only added fuel to their argument." Who is "their"?
Americans that wanted less centralized power.
Americans that wanted more centralized power.
Daniel Shay served in the American Revolution War would you force a veteran to pay more taxes plus he farms all of your food ? Write one Sentence or two
farmers in western Massachusetts rebelled by closing down several county courthouses to prevent farm foreclosures, and they also marched on the state supreme court.
The articles of confederation made state governments weak or strong?
Printing $$ was a PRO OR CON (Strength or Weakness) in the Articles of Confederation?
PRO, because today we still have a similar currency system
CON, because we do not have a currency system in place
Why would farmers get upset at the delegates(representatives) of the State for taxing them ? READ CAREFULLY
The Articles of Confederation had flaws that did not make sense to the farmers like getting Tax and Daniel Shay realized it was a weak central government
The Articles of Confederation had perfections and STRENGTHS that made sense to the farmers like getting Tax and Daniel Shay realized it was a STRONG central government