Articles of Confederation

The states desired moderate government involvement and thus, were repulsed by the idea of federal taxation. Lacking in adequate funding, inflation soon overwhelmed the nation, and made "ContinentalsaE in circulation worthless. Compounded with restrictions on trade to Great Britain and down the Mississippi River, the states became mired in a heavy depression. The Nation was under the verge of collapse and near-anarchy and the five year period after 1783 was the most critical time in American History. Furthermore, the Articles allowed for personal rights abuses such as unsubstantiated foreclosures on farms and ill-advised loans to certain "small groupsaE, the antithesis of republicanism. Lastly, no judicial system was provided for to enforce laws and therefore allowed for insurrections such as Shay's Rebellion. In addition, to pass legislation required a unanimous consent and more than not a single dissenting vote prevented the ratification of strong economic bills.


 
 
 
 
 
 



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