Chapter 7: the articles of confederation



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Chapter 7: THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

Although the states have formed 13 separate governments, the _________________________ drafted a plan for the nation as a whole.

In order for America to be successful ______________________________________________

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FORM OF GOVERNMENT

  1. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  2. ________________________________________________________________________

  3. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  4. ________________________________________________________________________

LIMITED GOVERNMENT

The frames of the Articles kept in mind their ________________________________________ ______________________-and the new states did not want to risk giving too much power to a ______________________________________________________.

Under the Articles the power remained ____________________________________________.

Under the Articles: CONGRESS COULD…


  1. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  2. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  3. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Under the Articles: CONGRESS COULD NOT…

  1. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  2. ________________________________________________________________________

PROBLEMS WITH THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

  1. LAND

The first dispute over the Articles of the Confederation arose over land.

All the states ratified the Articles with the exception of ________________________. Maryland would not ratify the Articles unless ______________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

They disputed the land was between the __________________________________________. Virginia and some other states claimed all the land to the West.

One state at a time each state gave up their claims to the western lands and Maryland ______

____________________________________________________________________________.





Policy for Western Lands

Settlers in the western lands posed still another problem and the new Congress had to devise a system for land settlement and sales in the western lands.

The Articles of the Confederation said nothing about _________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

Congress saw a great need for a ________________________________ in the western lands or Northwest Territory as thousands of settlers moved there.

To meet this need Congress passed two laws.






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