The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation

by Founding Fathers
     
 

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557094605
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Publication date:
06/02/2006
Series:
Little Books of Wisdom Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
450,668
Product dimensions:
4.32(w) x 6.58(h) x 0.30(d)

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Founding Fathers of the United States (also known as the Framers, Fathers of Our Country, or the Founders) are the political leaders who signed the Declaration of Independence or the United States Constitution, or otherwise participated in the American Revolution as leaders of the Patriots.

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