1.) The article of confederation was the first US constitution.2.)they would conjoin in one assemble.3.)because they didn't want to have an over ruling government such as great Britain with queens and kings.
some weaknesses of the articles of confederation are 1, no taxing powers 2, tax wars 3, inflation This was a problem because the US would start to go into debt without having much power.
Another main weakness of the AOC was breaking sovereign foreign relations.because breaking a relationship between a soveign nation can create so many issues.
The northwest ordinance created a way for new states to be admitted into US territory, and gave a bill of rights to the territory.It took 60,000 people to be able to be a state.The first stage.) fewer than 5,000 adult males elected and appointed officials territorial governor, Secretary, three judges > appointed by US congress governor and judge makes laws.The second stage.) The total population takes more than 5,000 adult males territorial governor Secretary, three judges, territorial delegate (non voting) to US congress- elected by territorial legislature. The third stage.) take 60,000 inhabitants Voters elect delegates to write a constitution. Submit petition for statehood in US constitution. receive approval of congress to enter federal union on equal terms in the other states. Elect and appoint state government officials according to the state constitution.
supporting basic rights such as the pursuit of happiness and religion freedom.There shall be no slavery in the territory otherwise than in the punishment of crimes where of the party shall have been convicted.
there was a massive debt crisis where citizens protested violently they banded together to close many courts.Shay's Rebellion showed the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. When the central government couldn't put down the rebellion