ceded to Congress in 1791
land claims. Though it was a highly charged and difficult issue, States with
land claims eventually ceded their claims, and the new government gained
sovereignty over all Western lands. Why might the States have taken such a
Could the government have faced the big issues that lay ahead? Use what you have
learned about the Articles to make predictions about what would have happened in
each scenario below under the Articles of Confederation.
foreign nations and American credit was terrible. How would these debts have
been paid under the Articles?
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location under the Articles?
have faced European threats under the Articles?
States have dealt with Native American land claims and conflicts with Native
Americans under the Articles?
after the Revolutionary War. How would the States have dealt with these land