For these reasons and others as well, the States decided to unite the States into a confederation.
After the power struggle with Great Britain over unfair taxes and laws, the thirteen States were reluctant to give Congress the power to enforce those same things. Therefore, Congress did not have a lot of power and never had much money since it could not demand that the States loan it any. The c
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