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  • the articles of confederation was the federal government during the rev war. People were scared of one side having to much power. It was created for freedom and independence. States would be able to make their own decisions and the federal government basically dont have have power. For example they couldn't tax the states.
  • what is the articles of confederation 
  • The aoc limited national government from to much power. These restrictions lead to a weak central government. This caused many problems such as, laws had to be approved by 9 out of the 13 states which is almost impossible, there was so many different currency and to much money was being printed. This lead to heavy inflation.
  • We dont even have a navy or army, Because of this we could even protect if anyone attacked. Also we dont have an executive because it looks to much like a king. even if their was one he probably couldnt even do anything
  • The north west ordinance established a government for the north west territory . it would decide what new states can join the territory and that all states in the north west would be equal. The pathway of territory statues was based on population. If you had less than 5000 adult males then you would have governors make laws, if you had more than 5000 people then you get to elect who the governors are, and if you have more than 60000 people then they even more rights
  • every person in the northwest territory has been provided with free educationbecause everyone deserves free knowledge.In the northwest territory there is no slavery what so ever here is what the ordinance says about it ¨There shall be no slavery in the territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the party shall have been convicted. ¨
  • shays rebellion was a group of farmers that were mad because they were becoming bankrupt from all the taxes. The rebellion protested and close many public court houses so their farms couldn't get taken. Then they attacked the state arsenal to get weapons, but the arsenal was defended by the Massachusetts militia.
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