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Problems With The Articles Of Confederation

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1) The Articles of Confederation had many problems, one being Congress not having the power to tax the states. Without the financial support of the states via taxation the government was not able to carry out their duties. This lack of revenue made it extremely hard for the government to pay its debts, draft people into the army and provide general welfare. Another issue that the nation faced with the Articles of Confederation was that it did not provide a strong judicial system. Knowing that the Government would not hand out consequences many times states would determine on their own merit when to abide current laws and when not to. Choices like theses resulted in an unorganized government. States being able to coin their own money, became
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