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The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation have been much maligned and considered by many historians as a failure. Despite the near-universal agreement among historians the Articles of Confederation were...

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The Articles of Confederation

As the name suggests, the Articles of Confederation established a confederation, a loose organization of mostly independent states with a very limited central authority. The Articles themselves...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2016 3:26 am UTC

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The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the original thirteen United States colonies. The Articles of Confederation was drafted during the Second Continental Congress and approved and...

Latest answer posted January 1, 2019 8:45 am UTC

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The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation created a very weak central government, with its powers vested in a single elective body, the Continental Congress. The government lacked an independent executive...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2013 12:26 am UTC

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The Articles of Confederation

There are several questions here, all relating to the different visions of the Constitution advanced, or at least implicit, in the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions and the Supreme Court's decision...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2019 3:17 pm UTC

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The Articles of Confederation

First, we have to realize that it is not objectively true to say that the Articles of Confederation were a failure. This is more of an opinion than a fact. After all, the Articles were in force...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2013 3:04 am UTC

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The Articles of Confederation

The answer to this really depends on how the question is meant. The Articles of Confederation were the first actual constitution written for the United States. If the question refers only to a...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2012 6:05 pm UTC

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