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Articles of the Confederation 1 Running Head: Articles of the Confederation Allen Brown February 3 rd 2010 History 103 US History Pre 1877
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Articles of the Confederation “In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands in Congress, done at Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania the ninth day of July in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy- Eight, and in the Third Year of the independence of America.” (Library, 2008) This, the final line of the Articles of Confederation is the last line before signatures such as John Hancock, Samuel Adams, James Lovell, and Francis Lewis. The Articles of Confederation brought together the thirteen colonies into a confederation of sorts. The Articles were adopted during the Second Continental Congress in November of 1777 after fifteen months of debate. Though the Articles of Confederation brought the states together there were several blaring issues which were not covered by the Articles of Confederation. “Some of these issues included that the government could not conduct the business of the government, states were not obligated to fund the government, and the government had no taxation
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