Articles Of Confederation, by Brendan

Articles Of Confederation, by Brendan

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American History

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  • www.l oc. gov/rr /program /bib/our docs/ articles. html/
  • Doing this also created a better understanding of the laws and made it better for people as a society
  • My sources were /projects /ftrials/ conlaw/ marryff.html/
  • The Articles created a loose confederation of sovereign states and a weak central government, leaving most of the power with the state governments. The articles were created in 1777.
  • People such as George Washington, James Madison, and only 55 delegates could attend. Those who did not attend included Richard Henry Lee, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Samuel Adams and, John Hancock.
  • In 1787, poor farmers from western Massachusetts fighting against high taxes followed Daniel Shays in an attempt to seize the arms stockpiled at the Springfield Armory.
  • The causes of the revolt, which became known as Shays Rebellion was money - or the lack of money. This caused people be become extremely mad and break and throw things. asp/
  • Why were the articles created
  • They had no idea what to expect once they got to the convention.
  • Who was invited to the meetings? Who wasn't invited? 
  • Why did Shays Rebellion occur?
  • What did the delegates expect once they got there and what actually happened?
  • attacks on arsinel, courthouse/mob, destroyed court houses, and the tierney of the mob
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