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Did the Articles of Confederation have the power to tax?


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2013-03-13 21:22:33
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The Articles of Confederation could not impose taxes.

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It is true that under the Articles of Confederation, the central government lacked the power to tax. Its formal name was the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union.

The articles did not include the power to tax by A1

Congress did not have the power to tax under the Articles of Confederation. The Congress could request tax. The government went into debt.

Yes, the articles of confederation gave no power to the government and only power to the state. By doing this, the president had no power to tax, or do shiit!

it lacked the power to tax and carry out laws

The Articles of Confederation lacked many crucial powers, including the power to tax the states, and the power to form a natoinal army - each state had its own.

The main purpose of the articles of confederation was to create a loose union of states. The founding fathers didn't want the articles of confederation to have too much power, so of lacked powers such as the power to tax. This lack of powers eventually led to the downfall of the articles of confederation.

Under the Articles of Confederation, the federal government didn't have a lot of power. They couldn't tax, so the government was bankrupt and didn't have power to solve state disputes

congress had the power to amend the articles of confederation

The Articles of Confederation sought to create the states independence but it had many problems. One such problem was there was no court system and Congress did not have the power to tax.

They agreed to change the Articles of Confederation to grant congress the power to regulate commerce and tax the people.

no Executive branch no Judicial branchno power to tax.

it lacked...a national court systempower to tax the peoplepower to create an army

The power to tax, to regulate interstate commerce, and to regulate foreign commerce.

There was no central power and Congress had no power to tax the colonies.

The power to tax the power to regulate foregin commerce the power to regulate interstate commerce

Gave Congress no power to tax or regulate commerce between the states. NO power!!

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