The Articles of confederation were nto adopter for fives because: (A) the antifederalists waged a stiff battle against them (B) disputes continued over western lands (C) the large states and the small states could not agree on representation (D) the

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social studies

The Articles of confederation were nto adopter for fives because: (A) the antifederalists waged a stiff battle against them (B) disputes continued over western lands (C) the large states and the small states could not agree on representation (D) the question of slavery divided...

Social studies

What fundamental problem did noah Webster see in the Articles of Confederation? > that states would always work in their own self-interest even if it meant harm to the nation as whole > that the central covernment would always favor large states over the smaller states ...

History, please check

1. Which was a weakness of the Articles of Confederation? (1 point) Congress did not have the power to create a military. Congress did not have the power to tax the states.*** States had no way to settle disputes between other states. States had to relinquish their sovereignty...

Social Studies

What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the Articles of Confederation? A. that states would always work in their own self-interest even if it meant harm to the nation as a whole B. that the central government would always favor large states over the smaller states ...

us history

What issue needed to be settled before the smaller states agreed to the articles of confederation?. A:how to pay taxes B:ho to pay debts C;what to do with the western lands d:who got to vote

History

8.)Which answer best details a weakness of the Articles of Confederation? A.)The Articles of Confederation gave too much power to Congress and not enough to the states. B.)The Articles of Confederation did not give Congress all the powers it needed to help the country. C.)The ...

Social Studies

Which of the following statements best summarizes the information provided on the chart? (1 point) The Articles of Confederation gave too much power to the individual state governments. Most of the Articles of Confederation’s weaknesses related to the central government’s ...

Social Studies

1:What fundamental problem did noah Webster see in the Articles of Confederation? > that states would always work in their own self-interest even if it meant harm to the nation as whole > that the central covernment would always favor large states over the smaller states...

Social Studies

1:What fundamental problem did noah Webster see in the Articles of Confederation? > that states would always work in their own self-interest even if it meant harm to the nation as whole > that the central covernment would always favor large states over the smaller states...

History8

Which of the following was NOT a reason the United States needed a stronger national government system? A.States maintained control over their own currency. B.The Articles of Confederation based the number of votes a state had in Congress on the size of its population. C....

CHECK MY ANSWERS - HISTORY

1: What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention? A: to write the Constitution B: to amend the Constitution C: to amend the Articles of Confederation *** D: to ratify the Constitution 2: What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the Articles of ...

american Government

what is the main weakness of the articles of confederation? A. congress could not provide for a national defense B. powers given to the central or national government were limited C. states had no way to settle disputes D. states had to relinquish their sovereignty my best ...

Civics

The fact that the states had to unanimously agree to changing the Articles of Confederation meant that the states would have to begin the process of making changes to the government it didn’t matter how ordinary citizens felt about the Articles of Confederation it would be ...

Civics

8.   Which one of the following provisions was part of the first draft of the Articles of Confederation submitted to the Second Continental Congress?  A. Appointment of George Washington as commander of the Continental Army B. Limited and restricted functions for the ...

us history

what issue needed to be settled before the smalller states agredd to the articles of conferderaton'' is it what to do with western lands

Social Studies (check my answers)

1. What was the initial purpose of the constitutional convention? To write the Constitution. To amend the Constitution.>>>my answer To amend the articles of confederation. To ratify the Constitution. 3. What did the Northwest Ordinance do for the Northwest Territory? ...

social studies

Which document establishes the separation of powers? a. the Bill of Rights b. the Articles of Confederation c. the Declaration of Independence d. the Constitution *** In what way did the structure of the Virginia House of Burgesses influence the governments of the states and ...

government

Name and explain 3 problems of the Articles of Confederation. How can I answer that question? You'll need to check your textbook to find the parts of the Articles of Confederation that were not included in the Constitution. Look for things like states' rights and the powers ...

Civics

8.   Which one of the following provisions was part of the first draft of the Articles of Confederation submitted to the Second Continental Congress?  A. Appointment of George Washington as commander of the Continental Army B. Limited and restricted functions for the ...

History

16.)The defect of the Confederation is that the United States has no powers to exact obedience, or punish disobedience to their resolutions. Which statement summarizes the main idea of this passage? A.)A Bill of Rights would protect citizens from excessive punishment. B.)A ...

ARTICLES OF CONFED. - HISTORY

How did the Confederation Congress attempt to colve the problem of staus of western territory that the states had ceded to it? Which interest groups favored which plans for the sale and distribution of land?

Civics

8.   Which one of the following provisions was part of the first draft of the Articles of Confederation submitted to the Second Continental Congress?  A. Appointment of George Washington as commander of the Continental Army B. Limited and restricted functions for the ...

History

Which two weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation were exposed by Shays’s Rebellion The national government was subject to all of the states collectively and could not collect funds owed, leading to unfinanced veteran back pay. The United States could not expand westward...

History

Which two weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation were exposed by Shays’s Rebellion The national government was subject to all of the states collectively and could not collect funds owed, leading to unfinanced veteran back pay. The United States could not expand westward...

HISTORY

Check my answers? According to the Articles of Confederation, the Anglican (Episcopal) Church would be the official church of the USA. False The Articles of Confederation left no powers to the states. False George Washington was nearly captured as his troops retreated near New...

my thesis on govt

The “Articles of Confederation,” created a government so weak that it wasn’t able to govern the nation effectively leading to serious national problems among the states leaving the Constitution to fix the chaos the Articles had caused and attempting to build a new ...

HELP!

Name and explain 3 problems of the Articles of Confederation. What is this question mean? and someone please give me some good site. i learned that last year the articles of confederation were one of the first governments after the revolution name three problems of the ...

social studies

which provision of the articles of confederation represents one way that the articles stressed the independence of the separate states?

U.S Hisotry. Please check my answers.

Why is the United States often referred to as the melting pot? -Various cultures from many countries have "melted" together to create what America is and how American culture is defined today** -Most American citizens' native customs and traditions will "melt" away once they ...

us history

How did the Articles of Confederation reflect the colonial experience in America? Did the Confederation achieve any positive results?  What and how?  Discuss the shortcomings of the Articles.

American Government

According to the Articles of Confederation, this power was granted to Congress. to regulate trade to enforce laws to amend the Articles of Confederation to levy taxes - This one?

Civics/History

1. How did the US Constitution solve the problem created by a weak executive branch in the Articles of Confederation? A) it gave the president control of the legislature B) it gave the president power to enforce congressional law C) it required that each state be given an ...

8gradeHistory

The Confederation Congress sold the nation’s western lands to raise national revenue a. as a result of economic concerns voiced during Shays’s Rebellion. b. to promote interstate commerce. c. because its ability to obtain money from the states was limited. d.after ...

social studies

What did the northern states want when the 13 new states wanted to change the Articles of Confederation to a Constitution?

AG

14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...

History Essay-english problem

In my opening sentence for my essay "Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation" should I write "The Articles of Confederation were the first governing document of the United States of America." or should I write "The Articles of Confederation was the first governing document...

American Government

14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...

History

14.)Which of the following best shows the difference the battle of the thames and the battle of the new orleans A.) The Americans won the Battle of the Thames but lost the Battle of New Orleans. B.) The Americans lost the Battle of the Thames but won the Battle of New Orleans...

History

I need help writing an analytical thesis statement. The topic is -Analyze the main problems facing the United States under the Articles of Confederation. How far did the US Constitution solve them?- I have a crappy thesis right now "The articles of Confederation caused many ...

Social Studies

Can you answer these questions: 1. Under the Articles of Confederation, the greatest amount of power was in the hands of the a) Congress b) American People c) National Government d) states 2. The structure of the Congress was created at the Constitutional Convection by the: a...

law

•Outline the major philosophical themes of the U.S. Constitution and the Articles of Confederation. •Use specific references from the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution to support your position.

American Government

14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...

help!!

Discuss the issues that colonists would have coming out of the Articles of Confederation. What impact would those issues have on the designing of the Constitution? We will be happy to critique your ideas. You can read about the problems with the Articles of Confederation at ...

Social Studies

1.What did the states hope to gain under the Articles of Confederation? A. a strong central government B. freedom, independence, and a firm league of friendship C. a powerful gorvernment D. a strong court system 2.Which of the following BEST describes the government under the ...

us history

Under the Articles of Confederation, states could not _____.

articles of confederation

who established the articles of confederation and the constituion. it was the congress, right http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/artconf.htm The gents were "delagates" from the States, assembled into a "congress".

Social Studies

What prompted the establishment of the Articles of Confederation? States needed to be sure that they maintained control over their land. Colonies wanted to show Britain that they were an organized union.***** Delegates thought that the colonies needed to be united. Leaders ...

Civics

7.   The original purpose of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was to  A. develop the principle of states' rights. B. solve the slavery issue. C. revise the Articles of Confederation. D. elect the first president of the United States.  C?

history

2. What prompted the establishment of the Articles of Confederation? (1 point) States needed to be sure that they maintained control over their land. Colonies wanted to show Britain that they were an organized union. Delegates thought that the colonies needed to be united. ...

US History

All of the following were weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation except: A. no courts B. a vote of 50% of the thirteen states could amend the Articles C. no power to levy taxes D. no power to regulate commerce E. each state had a single vote regardless of population Is ...

8gradeHistory

Under the Articles of Confederation, the central government could not a.borrow money. b.force states to provide money and soldiers. c.make treaties. d. resolve conflicts between states.

history

Under the Articles of Confederation, the central government could not a. borrow money. b. force states to provide money and soldiers. c. make treaties. d. resolve conflicts between states.

US HISTORY - Help please

Which answer best explains how the Articles of Confederation addressed the question of creating a court system? The Articles established the trial-by-jury system for the first time in history. The Articles created state, regional, and national courts throughout the land.*** ...

U.S. History

please check if my answer is correct Which was a provision of the Missouri Compromise of 1820 a. Missouri and Maine were denied statehood b. Western territories north of Missouri's southern border were closed to slavery c. Slavery could not spread to any western lands d. Free ...

U.S. History

which of the following was not a weakness of the articles of confederation (1781-1789)? A) a week "league of friendship" among the states B) the requirement of unanimous approval by all 13 states for amendments C) no judicial branch D) no congressional power to impose taxes

us history

describe the structure of the central(federal) government under the Articles of Confederation. What revolutionary principles were enacted though this structure? Why did the structure fail to created an enduring government? ----------------------------------------- It was ...

History Check

1.)In most States, the right to vote was originally denied to all but which one of the following groups? a)Women who owned land b)White men who owned property =c)Children of rich parents 2.)Which of the following statements would the Framers of the Constitution have disagreed ...

US History

Evaluate the extent to which the Articles of Confederation were effective in solving the problems that confronted the new nation. After the revolution, this gave the states freedom and independence. There was a comitee of delegates of representatives from each state. Maybe ...

history

with the improvement in transportation and communication, would the original articles of confederation work for all 50 states today? Explain why?

9th grade History

Was one of the strengths of the Articles of Confederation that Congress could collect taxes from both the states and individuals?

social studies

Please check: 1812- United States declares war against Britain The warship Constitution defeats the British ship Guerriere 1813- Battle of Lake Erie Battle of THames 1814- British burned Washington, D.C Battle of New Orleans 1815- Francis Scott Key writes "The Defense of Fort ...

government

If the issue that colonists would have coming out of the Articles of Confederation, what impact whould the Articles of Confederation, what impact whould those issues have on the designing of the constitution? If the issue that colonists would have coming out of the Articles of...

government class summer assignment

have to write an essay on this topic: The constitution was an attemt to addrss the problems that existed under the Articles of Confederation. A) list and explain three problems of decentralized power under the articles of confederation. for each problem identify and explain ...

Social Studies

Which made trade among the states difficult under the Articles of Confederation? A. Trade policies set by the central government favored the larger states. B. Each state printed its own money. C. The central government taxed goods moving between states. D. Each state taxed ...

Social Studies

Which made trade among the states difficult under the Articles of Confederation? A. Trade policies set by the central government favored the larger states. B. Each state printed its own money. C. The central government taxed goods moving between states. D. Each state taxed ...

Math HELP PLEASE

What was one strength of the Articles of Confederation? A it allowed states to make decisions for themselves B it gave the federal government power to impose taxes C it gave congress the authority to over turn decisions made by the president D it provided congress with a means...

civics

How did the writers of the U.S Constitution improve the amendment process from that of the Articles of Confederation? A) It required unanimous consent by the states to amend B) It required support of six of the 13 states to amend C) It required support of nine of the 13 states...

American Government

Where can the strengths of the Articles of Confederation be seen in the Constitution? A) The constitution allows states the ability to control most of their own affairs. B) The constitution allows states the power to tax citizens. C) the constitution allows states the ability ...

articles of confederation

what are the features of the articles of confederation? Here is a site with a copy and an explanation. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation well kelsey...........your a retard ask ur teacher!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

us history

there were 13 states out of 13, 12 got together to make changes to articles of confederation which state out of 13 didn't join?

History

is this correct Under the Articles of Confederation, the national government was a. strong and unified b. headed by a king c. a loose alliance of states d. divided into three branches i know its not D, ...maybe A?

social studies

Mrs. Sue I need your help. Which statement BEST describes the power of government provided by the Articles of Confederation? A) The national government held most of the power. B) Congress enforced its power by taxing the states. C) The states had more power than the national ...

U.S History

Which group believed that failure to approve the Constitution would lead to chaos and mob rule? Federalists**** Anti-federalists 2. Which group believed a strong national government was critical to the country? Federalists*** Anti-federalists 3. Which group believed that only ...

History

1.)Which group believed that only a powerful government could safeguard liberty? A.)Federalists B.)Anti-federalists A? 2.)Which group believed that people needed the protection of a national government? A.)Federalists B.)Anti-federalists A? 3.)Which group believed that failure...

constitution

What document governed the United States before the ratification of the U.S. Constitution? A. Articles of Confederation B. U.S. Code C. Declaration of Independence D. Contract on America is it A

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i have to write an essay on this topic: The constitution was an attemt to addrss the problems that existed under the Articles of Confederation. A) list and explain three problems of decentralized power under the articles of confederation. for each problem identify and explain ...

Social Studies

Which of the following statements would describe a strength of the Articles of Confederation? A. The Confederation Congress could pass taxes. B. The federal court system handled all judicial matters. C. Any law passed by the Confederation Congress would override state laws...

History Essay

I have to write a report on the Articles of Confederation and some of the problems with them. I have done some research, but I still need more info. Could you help? Check these sites. http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/documents/articles/index.html http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon...

us history

What did the founders mean when the wrote ¨to form a more perfect union?¨ A) a military would be formed to protect against foreign threats. b) a court system would be formed to resolved disputes between citizens. c) a process will be created to solve disputes between states...

History Check

1.)The Constitution created a _____ system of government. a)parliamentary b)unitary =c)federal d)confederate 2.)The argument over slavery pitted _____ States against _____ States. =a)Northern, Southern b)larger, smaller c)new, old d)red, blue 3.)_____ States supported the ...

Criminal Justice

. The __________ was the first governing document in the United States. A) U.S. Constitution B) second Constitution of Congress C) Twelve Tables D) Articles of Confederation

social studies- articles of confederation

what can the congress do http://www.google.com/search?q=articles+confederation+congress&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7 Lots of information here. =)

Social Studies

What were the Articles of Confederation? A. a document created by the Continental Congress that served as a governmental plan for the nation as a whole B. a document created after the states had written their constitutions that included the powers and rights the states had not...

History

All of the following were Union Army objectives leading up to the Battle of Shiloh except A. The seizure of major rail lines near the Mississippi-Tennessee line B. The continued control of major rivers in the South C. The continued division of the CSA into two theatres of ...

social studies

The orginal purpose of the 1787 convention in Philadelphia was to: a. discard Articles of confederation b. revise the articles c. draft a new consitution d. discuss the future of the northwest territory

Social Studies

Under the Articles, each state sent one delegate to Congress. Thus each state, no matter its size or population, had one vote. Congress did have the power to declare war. It could appoint military officers, coin money, and operate post offices. It was also responsible for ...

History

What kind of government did the Articles of Confederation call for and what were its major flaws and achievements? This site has an explanation of the Articles of Confederation. http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761567227/Articles_of_Confederation.html

meaning of a word

The constitution was an attemt to addrss the problems that existed under the Articles of Confederation. A) list and explain three problems of decentralized power under the articles of confederation. for each problem identify and explain one solution that the constitution ...

U.S. History

Which answer best explains how the Articles of Confederation established governmental roles in regards to a system of currency? Both Congress and the states could print and borrow money. The states printed their own money. There was no national money. Congress could print ...

History

Is my 2 paragraph essay error free? I have double checked it in my Word document but I wanted to triple check! :-) Thanks! Fort Sumter Loss This battle was located in South Carolina, from April 12th to the 14th later that month in 1861. The Confederacy side was the General ...

s.s

What was the main argument of the Antifederalists against the Constitution?

American Politics

Which of the following was a primary influence on the Framers as they drafted the Constitution? A. French Revolution B. French and Indian Wars C. advocacy for states' rights by John Adams. D. revising the Articles of Confederation Is D. the answer

8th Grade Social Studies

Under the Articles, each state sent one delegate to Congress. Thus each state, no matter size or population, had one vote. Congress did have the power to declare war. It could appoint military officers, coin money, and operate post offices. It was also responsible for foreign ...

history

Which answer best explains how the Articles of Confederation established governmental roles in regards to a system of currency? Both Congress and the states could print and borrow money. The states printed their own money. There was no national money. Congress could print ...

American Government

Describe the problems that surfaced under the Articles of Confederation (8-10 problems we discussed in class) soon after the Revolutionary War. Use these problems and give a brief overview of Article I, II, III, IV, V, VI and the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution and ...

S.S

what major change convinced many states to votes for ratification? A. Washington was elected as the fist president B. Federalists promised to include a bill of rights. C. the Northwest Ordinance was put into effect. D. the framers promised to dissolve the Articles of ...

Law

1. What document guarantees the presumption of innocence until conviction in a court of law? A. United States Constitution B. Articles of Confederation C. Civil Rights Act D. Supreme Court Bylaws im confused between A and C

social studies

what issue or events highlighted the insufficiently of the power of the central government under the articles of confederation? the central government's inability to impose takes on states the laws congress created relative to the northwest territory the central government's ...

S.S

what issues or events highlighted the insufficiency of the power of the central government under the Articles of Confederation? select all that apply. A the central government's inability to impose taxes on states*** B the law Congress created relative to the northwest ...

world history

How did Chandragupta create the first Indian empire? a) He used Vedic teachings to unify his empire. b) He won supporters over a large area by reducing bureaucracy. c) He waged wars to conquer vast territories. d) He established widespread trade networks.

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