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The articles of confederation built the structure for what the United States calls the Government today.Before the constitution the Articles of Confederation played an extremely important factor in creating a unified country.The articles of conferation is an agreement between the 13 states it acted as a "firm league of friendship" for the states by providing an alliance.The Articles of Confederation proved the United States had a limited central government.This then led the founding fathers to agree that a new stronger constitution was necessary thus they ratified the constitution and addressed the need for a stronger central government. The purpose of the Articles of Confederation was to create a confederation of states where each state operated independently from the central government. ”The great and radical vice,in the construction of the existing confederation is the principle of legislation for states or governments in their corporate or collective capacities, and as contradistinguished from the individuals of whom the consist” (No.15 page 71). The articles limited the power of national government to directly pass laws.Therefore under the Articles of Confederation the government was weak,unstable and constantly at risk of war.According to
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