Name: ___________Andrea Joseph 3rd Period ______________________________ APUSH Review: Video #14: State Constitutions And The Articles Of Confederation After The American Revolution (Key Concept 3.2, II, A-B; 3.3, I, C) New State Constitutions ● Many constitutions placed property qualifications for voting and citizenship ● Fear of the _masses____________________________ ● Most property qualifications would be eliminated during __Andrew Jackson’s presidency ● State governments: ● Most powerful branch was the _Legislative_____ ● Elected by the voters ● Fear of a British _monarch_ Articles Of Confederation ● Think one word ● WEAK ! ● The Articles were purposely designed this way. Why? ● Fear of a strong central government like Britain ______ ● How were the Articles weak? ● No _Executive branch ● Unicameral _ legislature with one vote per state ● State legislatures had incredible power Issues Under The Articles Of Confederation ● International Trade: ● _Britain____________________ refused commercial treaties with US ● Spain _____________________ cut off access to MS River ● Finances ●
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