Articles Of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation were passed by the Continental Congress in 1777, but were not ratified by the states until 1781. This first governing document of America put the new country in good stead, but it had some shortcomings, including the creation of a weak central government. It was replaced by the U.S. Constitution in 1789.
Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
published : 2013
The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution. Even when not yet ratified, the Articles provided domestic and international legitimacy for...
Publisher : Dancing Unicorn Books
published : 2017
This 2001 book focuses on the reasons that states contributed to the government under the Articles of Confederation.
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
published : 2000