Level 311
Level 312

Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation


6 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
State Power
State governments had more control over making laws than the national government.
Central Government Taxing
Paying taxes to the central government was optional for the States (led to National Government's bankruptcy)
Congress could not levy taxes
National government was unable to raise revenue to support regulation of business and commerce
Making laws in Congress
laws required at least 9 states' approval (hard to go to war or form an alliance with other countries)
State Votes
Each state only had one vote in Congress, regardless of size
Unicameral structure
Only one house of Congress
Level 313