Reasons For The Articles Of Confederation

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What were some of the reasons that the Articles of Confederation needed some revision? The Articles of Confederation needed revisions for several reasons. The first reason being that the articles created a weak government. Secondly, there were many weaknesses that were evident and required immediate attention. The weaknesses that were the most important were that the government could not establish a mandatory taxation, did not have control over commerce and the nation lacked overall unity. These weaknesses lead states to reject the original articles because these problems could simply not be overlooked. The need for a stronger government, as well as solutions to the weaknesses presented, led to the constitutional convention in Philadelphia
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