What did the Articles of Confederation allow the American government to do?
granted the right too borrow and coin money, to wage war, and to conduct foreign affairs.
4 people found this useful
What source gave American ideas for their first national government under the Article of Confederation?
English Bill of Rights and Magna Carta gave them inspiration. Ideas from the enlightenment also influenced them. English philosopher John Locke had thoughts the government had… a duty to guard people's rights.
i think they wanted a republican government. but that's just my opinian.
Why did the Americans choose to use the Articles of Confederation as the first government of the US?
The Articles of Confederation was the first one developed by the early Congress. It gave the States most of the power with a weak federal government. Soon it became clear that… a stronger central government was necessary and the articles were revised. See link.
any authority to enforce these provisions. im sorry can you be more specific? plz
They were afraid of a tyranny.
The Articles of Confederation was a weak government. Shays Rebellion demonstrated this fact when government authorities could not decide whether the state or the national gove…rnment should put down the revolt. Larger states wanted to do away with the Articles of Confederation because they thought the central government needed to be stronger while smaller states wanted to keep the Articles of Confederation because they were afraid of having a strong central government.
National government with limited powers. Congress could settle conflicts among states, make coins, and borrow money. States had the power to refuse requests, and did not have …a president or court system.
Those fearful of the central authority. Pretty much everyone. It is vital because had Americans not had a step over from weak central government to strong federal government t…here would have been another revolt.
They did not allow them to tax. not allow to poo cant pee.
The Articles of Confederation worked at the time.
It didn't have any way to tax, or enforce laws, which would truly slow down any government.
No, and that was one of the main problems. At the end of the war each state saw it's self as an individual entity. They had just fought a king and were afraid on centralized p…ower, so they wanted a government that didn't do much. It didn't work because there wasn't any means to collect taxes, print money, fix roads, pay and keep a military, and handle commerce between states.
... because most Americans were afraid of giving government too much power like the king of Britain or Parliament.
The American government lacked any real power over the states underThe Articles of Confederation. It could not raise enough taxes to pay its debts.
it lacked any real power over the states.
Why did most Americans support establishing a weak federal government under the Articles of Confederation?
After successfully escaping from the power of a foreign governmentacross the ocean in Britain many Americans were just as wary of afaraway central government even in their new… country. They wantedeach state to be independent of each other.
Before the Civil War began, which issue played the GREATEST role inincreasing tension and conflict between northern and southernstates?