Why did the Articles of Confederation fail?
the executive branch was weak and had no authority to enforce
the legislative branch's decisionsthe states had to much power and
the federal government didn't have any power to collect "inlink_gtb" href="http://taxes.answers.com" title= "taxes">taxes
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They had a weak central goverment.
It made the government really weak. It didn't even allow taxes.