Unformatted text preview: No power to tax Power to tax No executive Executive No national judiciary National judiciary Resource starved Weak central government Federalism, stronger central government No regulation of interstate commerce Can regulate interstate commerce Articles notes Debt stemming from the revolutionary war. States could not pay. Merchants in different states held the debt. In their interest to not pay up. Each state had own currency, own system of government, tariffs The articles did not have the power to pull the US out of debt Congress notes Senators were elected by state legislatures Deliberatively vague Protection of private property...
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- Spring '09
- United States Congress, Interstate Commerce, CONSTITUTION Bicameral congress, National judiciary Federalism