This is the final battle of the American Revolution, showing the British surrendering at Yorktown.
WEAKNESSES OF THE CONFEDERATION
I DECLARE WAR!
We need to handle these foreign affairs first!
The constitution was a document with a list of the rules and laws the citizens had to follow. One of the rules the had was the qualifications to vote-one would have to bea white, male, over 21, that pays taxes, and own a certain amount of land.
ADMITTING NEW STATES
The Articles of Confederation was the colonies first attempt to try and unite. It It created a loose alliance between the colonies, but all the colonies were hesistant.
Wait, hold up, everyone needs to calm down and talk rationally!
The colonies weren't working together yet which caused many problem under the Articles of Confederation. It caused fighting between the states, mostly over land, it caused money problems, and it also caused foreign countries to take advantage of them.
I appoint these military officers!
Wait, we need money first!
In order to admit a new state, there must have been first a population of 60,000 people before they ask. They ended up admitting 5 new states, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
Shays rebellion was a protest made up of a bunch of angry farmers that were getting their land taking away because they could pay their debt or high taxes. They attacked courthouses and rioted until Washington stepped in and stopped the rebellion.