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  • State Constitutions were that the states would have independence and make an end to colonial charters and new government plans would replace them for the state.
  • Receiving  a constitution of Maryland, asking for a new plan of government, Maryland has now received a new plan of government and now is organized as a new state.
  • From Maryland:    ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- -----------
  • The government could not pay its debts from the Revolutionary war, so the Legislature created the Articles of Confederation, that gave equal power to large and small states.
  • Since th Country has not paid their debts, we have created the "AOC" that will give equal power to all states.
  • Legislature
  • We are guilty of not paying all our debts from the Revolutionary war.
  • The Ordinance of 1785 was a system adopted by the US Congress of Confederation that settlers could purchase farmland in the undeveloped west.
  • ----- -----
  • The US has now adopted a new system where all you settlers can now buy land here in the west.
  • Yippie ki yay! Now I can leave this area and start my farm somewhere else.
  • The Northwest Ordinance established a government for the Northwest territory, outlined the process for adding new states to the union, and made sure that new states would be equal to the original thirteen states.
  • I now declare that we will make a government for the Northwest Territory of this country, outline the process for adding new states to the union,  and guarantee that new sates will be equal as the original 13 states.
  • Some of the weaknesses of the AOC were no power to collect taxes, no power to regulate trade, Congress had no power to enforce laws, no national court system, and no central leadership.
  • Present the Weaknesses of the AOC
  • Some of the weaknesses of the AOC are --------- ------------ ------------
  • Shays Rebellion was a war caused by the fact that there were high taxes to pay debts, and taking farmers land. This war really showed the effects of the AOC.
  • Begin the Fight!
  • There was a need for change because the Articles of Confederation created a weak government, giving more power to states. They needed a stronger Federal Government.
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