Chapter 7: the articles of confederation



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Land Ordinance of 1785- _______________________________________________

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  1. Northwest Ordinance- __________________________________________________

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Five states were carved out of the Northwest Territory. The new states were ______________



  1. MONEY

By 1783, the United States had won their independence. The new nation faced many problems.
From 1783 to 1787, the Americans had reason to doubt whether their country would survive.

The biggest problem that the states faced was money. It had no way to __________________

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As a result of ________________________________________________________, the United States owed millions of dollars.

Under the Articles of Confederation, Congress had to _________________________________

___________________________________________. However_________________________ had the right to turn down the requests of Congress

During the Revolution the Continental Congress solved their problems by printing paper money. This paper money was called ___________________________________________.

Without _______________________________________ to back up the paper money, the paper money retained little or no value.

As the Continental dollars became worthless the states ______________________________

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The problem with this was that most states refused to accept money from another state. This made ________________________________ between states difficult.





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