The Articles of Confederation

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What were the economic, administrative, and legislative weaknesses of the government under the Articles of Confederation? How were these weaknesses different? 

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The Articles of Confederation created economic, administrative, and legislative weaknesses in the US government. These issues, while each distinct, were also interrelated, as they created a situation of political confusion and instability.

The economic weaknesses were that the government could not tax people directly and relied on the states for money. As the states did not give the government the funds it needed, the federal...

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