TheConfederation Era

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TheConfederation Era
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  1. uprising of Massachusetts farmers who demanded debt relief
    Shay's Rebellion
  2. lands northwest of the Appalachians, covered by the Land Ordinance of 1785...
    Northwest Territory
  3. plan for national government ratified in 1781
    Articles of Confederation
  4. national legislative body formed by the Articles of Confederation
    Confederation Congress
  5. law that established a plant for dividing the federally owned lands west of the Appalachian Mts.
    Land Ordinance of 1785
  6. law that described how the Northwest Territory was to be governed.
    Northwest Ordinance
  7. state, country or nation in which people elect representatives to govern...
    republic
  8. act of official confirmation
    ratification
  9. impose or raise a tax
    levy
  10. place where weapons are stored
  11. arsenal
  12. not siding with one country or another
    neutral
  13. ________ _____________ in the US would be allowed to select representatives..
    not everyone
  14. Each state would only have _______ vote in _____________.
    1  congress
  15. Who began a plan for a national government?
    Continental Congress
  16. What is the legislative body to run the national government?
  17. Confederation Congress
  18. Powers Granted or Denied

    -conduct foreign affairs
    granted
  19. Powers Granted or Denied

    -establish executive branch
    denied
  20. Powers Granted or Denied

    -declare war
    granted
  21. Powers Granted or Denied

    -issue or borrow money
    granted
  22. Powers Granted or Denied 

    -control western territories
    granted
  23. Powers Granted or Denied

    -control Indian affairs
    granted
  24. Powers Granted or Denied

    -run postal service
    granted
  25. Powers Granted or Denied

    -enforce national laws
    denied
  26. Powers Granted or Denied

    -enact and collect taxes
    denied
  27. Powers Granted or Denied

    -regulate interstate or foreign trade
    denied
  28. Powers Granted or Denied

    - establish federal courts
    denied
  29. Powers Granted or Denied

    -amend the Articles
    denied
  30. Weakness of the Articles...
    • -did not have money to pay back loans
    • -not enough strength to face another war
    • -couldn't collect taxes
    • -shay's rebellion
  31. Strengths of the Articles
    • -Land Ordinance broke land in the west into six-mile plots
    • -Northwest Territory formed new states..Ohio, Indiana Michigan, Illinois, Wis. and Minn.
    • -Northwest Ordinance was successful
  32. what as the 13 state to ratify the Articles of Confederation?
    Maryland

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