Week 1 Assignment 1 The first constitution of the United States was the Articles

Week 1 Assignment 1
The first constitution of the United States was the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. It established a confederacy among the 13 states. A confederacy is akin to a league of friendship. Under the Articles the most important governmental activities were performed by the state governments. The Articles gave congress the power to handle only the following: 1) foreign policy and defense, 2) disputes between states, 3) interstate and foreign commerce, and 4) legislating for any territories.
Your assignment is to identify and discuss at least 3 weaknesses in the Articles. Discuss the event took place in 1786 that showed the nation that the Articles were too weak to be the National Constitution.
Please make sure your responses are…
At least one (1) page in length (250 to 300 substantive words)
Times New Roman or Georgia 12 pt font
APA formatted- paper must be researched with textbook or another source

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