Failures of the Articles of Confederation

Failures of the Articles of Confederation

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  • Articles of Confederation
  • I represent North Carolina!!
  • Result of the Articles of Confederation
  • Daniel Shay
  • Constitutional Convention
  • How can we make it better?
  • An agreement between the 13 states that showed the functions of the central government. 
  • Result of the Constitutional Convention
  • Executive
  • Legislative
  • Judicial
  • It failed due to the weak Congress, and the high taxes. This led to Shay's Rebellion.
  • Shay's Rebellion
  • You won't foreclose our land!
  • Delegates from each state met in Philadelphia in 1787 to discuss how to improve and make the Articles of Confederation better.
  • Result of Shay's Rebellion
  • As a result from the convention, a new form of government was created. It had three branches. They were the Executive branch, the Legislative branch, and the Judicial branch.
  • Yay!!
  • Massachusetts tried to get rid of its debt by raising tax on property. Daniel Shay got people together so that they could close the courts, and the state wouldn't be able to foreclose their land. Eventually Shay and his followers were stopped
  • Daniel Shay
  • Since this event was a national embarrassment, it resulted in leaders calling for a stronger central government. This resulted in the Constitutional Convention. 
  • We're going to need to talk about making this better
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