US History

Articles of Confederation
- Did not grant a federal power to tax or regulate commerce
- Did not establish a common currency
- Did not establish an executive or judical branch

What does the list suggest about the drafters of the Articles of Confederation?
The did not think state governments could provide for the general welfare
The did not want a judicial system based upon that of Great Britain
They were uncertain that democracy would continue to be the best type of government
They feared that a strong central government would abuse power***

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