Articles of Confederation

In what ways did the framers try to improve on the Articles of Confederation?


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2011-09-13 00:02:18
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The Framers revised the Articles because many thought that the states needed more power.The states thought it was too much like the British government so they wanted more power.


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The Confederation Congress raised money by asking the states for money and by borrowing money. The Articles of Confederation did not include any ways that Congress could generate funds.

The Constitution was different from the Articles of Confederation in many ways. The Constitution gave our federal government more power, so it could sufficiently run. Under the Articles of Confederation our government was uni-cameral; the Constitution changed it to bi-cameral (House of Representatives and Senate). The US Constitution also created a court system which was previously not existing in the Articles of Confederation. Our constitution has enable to protect the rights of the citizens.

The articles of confederation were the first attempt at government in the US. The only problem is the federal government had no power to make states do anything. The constitution gave congress explicit powers and ways to enforce them.

A lot of ways. Perhaps the most important differences are that the Constitution had three branches, instead of just one, which balanced power better than in the Articles of Confederation, and it gave more power to the federal government.

The delegates to the Constitutional Convention were not authorized to write a new Constitution. They were only supposed to propose amendments to the Articles of Confederation. In that sense they had no authority at all to write a whole new constitution to replace the Articles of Confederation.

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The Constitution established rules of legal cooperation between states in Article IV. Nothing like that was outlined in the Articles of Confederation. The Constitution also set standards for trade and money between the states. The Articles of Confederation had allowed the states to act basically as independent countries in regards to this.

During America's Founding Period, the Articles of Confederation of 1781 served as one of the primary bases for the writing and ratification of the Constitution from 1787 to 1789. In numerous particular ways (for example, the membership and powers of Congress), the Articles provided key touch-points by which the Constitution would be drafted.

There were many weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation. As the country continued to drift, with no real national leadership, the "Founding Fathers" realized a new form of government was needed to unite the new nation. The Articles gave congress no power to levy or collect taxes. Each state had to collect taxes from its citizens and turn that money over to the government under the Articles. Congress could do little if the states did not turn over taxes to the treasury. Congress had no power to regulate trade among the states or with foreign nations. This was leading to economic collapse of the national economy. A major weakness was the inability of Congress to force anyone to obey the laws it passed. The Articles lacked an executive and judicial branch independent from the legislature. The framers of the Constitution of the United States fixed these, and other weaknesses. A federal government was created with three separate branches, each having independent powers while sharing powers with the other two branches and with the state governments. MrV

they gave very little power to the central government and if the central government wanted to pass something all the states would have to ratify it.

He wrote 'Common Sense'Thomas Paine help the war in a few different ways. The main way that he helped was by the ratification of the Articles of Confederation.

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The Federalists papers were designed to inform the US citizens of how the government was set up. The paper attempted to demonstrate the ways that the Articles of Confederation were ill conceived.

It created a stronger federal government that would be superior in many but not all ways to the state governments. The Articles of Confederation simply created a loos conglomeration of the states each acting as if it were a country of its own. In many ways the states could not get along with one another, such as in areas of interstate commerce. Something had to be done to make the states co-operate with one another so the stronger federal system was created.

The central government established under the Articles of Confederation had no power to collect taxes. This meant that they had to find other ways to fund the army.

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the articles of confederation were meant to be weak, because the colonists had just broken away from what they considered a tyranny, so they wanted a weak government that couldn't have to much power. it did just that. the articles limited the national government in many ways. there was no executive power, the congress could not raise an army unless the states gave them troops, they could not regulate trade, they could not impose a tax on the states, instead they had to beg for money basically. the list goes on an on.

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