Articles of Confederation

Was the switch from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution necessary?


Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2008-07-16 19:49:14
2008-07-16 19:49:14

Yes, because the United States under the Articles of Confederation operated as a loose group of individual states, which retained most of their sovereign status. States would be able to interfere with one another with no power over them to make them act as equals. In addition, the federal government had little authority to act as a government with foreign nations. The Articles simply did not establish a unified government. IF the switch had not been made to a government with a stronger federal system, the likelihood is that the individual states would have gone their own ways as they eventually tried to do before the Civil War.


Related Questions

The switch was made from the Articles of the Confederation to the Constitution because under the Articles the new government was too weak to do anything. The states had to agree 100% to amend anything. Under the articles, the federal government couldn't control income taxes or commerce.

== == Whether or not the switch from the Articles to the constitution was "illegal" under the Articles is largely irrelevant. For over 200 years, we have chosen to be bound by the current Constitution, not the Articles of Confederation. Our government is bound by the Constitution, and nobody seriously argues that the U.S. government is illegitimate, and that some other, non-existent, government has a rightful claim to power. The fact is, without the support of the people, the Articles of Confederation aren't worth the paper they're printed on, for anything other than a historical curiosity. If every single person in the U.S., from the President, the courts, and Congress, all the way down to you and I, decided that we no longer wanted to live under the Constitution, because somebody has come up with a better idea, who would stop us? Would it technically be "legal" to scrap the constitution and start from scratch? That's hard to say, but at that point, it wouldn't really matter, would it? The move from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution was, in fact, illegal according to the government of the time. The Annapolis convention was called in 1786, but only 12 delegates (5 states) showed up. Alexander Hamilton recommended meeting again the year after. Then, in May 1787, 55 delegates (from 12 states...not RI) met in Philadelphia. They met in total secrecy. Source: The American Pageant ed.12 Houghton Mifflin Co.

Sometimes you will find good articles on Google, all you have to do is switch to News on the tabs for google and then you will be able to type martial arts and articles should come up! Try it out, hopefully Google has some good articles.

I bought: reed switch LED Buzzer Button (On/Off) Resistor (if necessary) I connected: <---Button------Reed switch------Resistor (if necessary)------LED------Buzzer---Batteries--->

A switch is active. You turn it on or turn it off at will. A circuit breaker is passive. It "trips" (activates) if necessary when it's amperage rating is exceeded.

The Plug that is hooked to the head light switch is melting, Get a new switch at a parts store, it will come with a new plug, it will be necessary to splice (solder) the plug. If you do not replace the plug and switch it will start a fire in the dash.

It gives you the ability to control the flow of electricity if necessary. It can stop the flow, or let it go.

If a switch is connected to a router then the MAC address of the router is known to the switch through that port. A host takes advantage of this by using the default gateway address (the address of the router) which the switch "knows" by its lookup table. Therefore, the switch can learn the address automatically and no configuration is necessary.

To the left of the hazard switch (if like my mk 4) you have 2 x switch socket covers (black plastic covers). Pop off with a small screwdriver the cover nearest to hazard switch, then you can get your fingers in behind hazard switch body and easily pop it out (no damage or force necessary). Once the hazard switch is proud of the dashboard the hazard switch is removed by simply uncliping it from connector block.

A circuit breaker is necessary to protect the equipment from faults.

If necessary that switch puts the transmission in tow mode when you're towing a trailer.

I was under the impression the switch was on the steering column about 18 inches from the floor. The lock assy is under the steering wheel.

The turn signal/wiper switch is most likely bad and will need replacment. how do you change the switch is it necessary to remove steering wheel?

Connect a router to the DSL modem, and if necessary add a switch to the router. Then connect all of your systems to the switch and the router.

The multi function switch (turn signal switch) is the problem. I cured the same problem by dismantleing the switch, and cleaning with electrical contact cleaner. Then reassemble. Replacement of componant is NOT necessary, as most repair shops suggest.

Remove the steering wheel. (you will need a steering wheel puller) Remove the turn signal switch. It is not necessary to completely remove the switch from the column. Pull the switch rearward far enough to slip it over the end of the shaft, but do not pull the harness out of the column. Turn the lock to Run. If necessary, remove the ignition key. If equipped, remove the buzzer switch assembly. Remove the lock retaining screw and remove the lock cylinder.

The a/c compressor runs off a relay switch. Look in your owner's manual to find the location of the switch and replace if necessary.

Yes..with some companies you can switch a rental car in the middle of the rental if the car is not running right or you find it necessary to upgrade to a larger more expensive car.

The default case in a switch statement will be activated if none of the other case values match. It is used exactly for this purpose - if nothing else matches in the switch then this one will always match.Without a default case value, if nothing matched in the switch then nothing will be done. Sometimes it is necessary to know that nothing matched.

Brake light switch is located on top of brake pedal lever under the dashboard The brake light switch is mounted in the pedal support bracket and is operated by the pedal. Remove the steering column cover and lower the trim panel, if necessary. Disengage the switch electrical connection. Screw the switch out of the retainer, or rock the switch up and down, then pull it rearward out of the retainer. Installation is the reverse of removal.

If necessary that switch puts the transmission in tow mode when you're towing a trailer.

You must drain the tank almost to bottom, switch off the pump and water feed to house . Now put in 27-28 psi of air if you have a 30/50 pressure switch. Put in 37-38 if you have a 40/60 switch. It may be necessary to adjust the pressure switch after observing cut in and out.

Three finalists were used as a means to resolve a two or three-way tie to decide the winner of the game if necessary.

the brake light switch is located on the arm of the brake pedal, above the pad. you will see a plunger-type switch that extends and retracts with the compression of the brake pedal. to replace it, unbolt it from the bracket attached to the brake pedal, disconnect the electrical connector, replace new part (compare the adjustment of the new switch with the old & adjust if necessary), connect electrical plug, mount new switch to bracket & test.

This is an easy one. There is no power window relay(s) in the Dakota. The control switches themselves act as a relay of sorts, making the necessary polarity switching as necessary to raise or lower a window. When I saw three wires per switch I also thought there must be relays somewhere. Disassembling a switch it became clear there was no need for any relays.

Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.