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Surname 1Name:Professor:Course:Date:The Articles of Confederation and the U.S. ConstitutionThe article of the confederation is the final plan, which the continental congress developed for the national government. The two documents gave the government separate powers and separate arguments. The article of Confederation gave the national or the central government very limited powers such as the power to start a war., powers to issue money or even powers to sign international treaties. The most important powers were directed to the states. The statecould set the tax, enforce the national laws and control the land of the west. However, the smaller states did not agree with the article of confederation simple because it belittled and disadvantaged them(Morone, 565). The fact that many of the larger states had land, which they could sell to the help them pay off their debts left, the smaller state with no land to sell and as a result, the larger states gave up their land claims. The article of confederation comes at a time when the government of the United States had just formed their first government. The United States Constitution was used as the supreme law. Unlike the article of confederation, the United States constitution is the legal document that outplays how the government should be formed and run. After many years of formulation, the constitution was formed with the delegation in the conventional finalizing t

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