02.03 Assessment Template
Some historians have argued that the Articles of Confederation created an ineffective
government. Support, modify, or refute this interpretation, providing specific evidence to justify your
Alludes to the
Supporting Point 1:
The Articles of confederations wasn’t capable to control and handle foreign affairs for example,
debt. The 13 colonies each had their own money and currency systems which made it difficult to
make decisions on foreign affairs and deals.
"Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence, and every power,
jurisdiction, and right, which is not by this Confederation expressly delegated to the United
States, in Congress assembled…Each state could and often did act for its own benefit and did
not consider the good of the whole nation. Other nations could take advantage of
in the states' trade agreements.” ,from the lesson.