info on the convention and stuff
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The government could sign treaties, call for an army, declare war, make alliances, appoint foreign ambassadors, and manage relations with Indians.
The Articles of Confederation were the first outline for the new United States of America. It created a weak central government with strong state governments.
In May, 1787, a convention was called to discuss necessary changes to the Articles of Confederation.
This Convention was called largely in part to Shay's Rebellion, which brought to light the problems with the Articles of Confederation.
The legislative branch would be made of two houses both of which would be based on a states population.
The first plan proposed was the Virginia plan, proposed by Alexander Hamilton. He wanted to introduce an executive, legislative, and judicial branch.
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