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5/19/11 The nation gets a new In 1787, representatives from the states met in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation. The representatives quickly decided that a new national constitution was needed. They agreed that the new national government
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Unformatted text preview: should have the power to collect taxes and raise an army, and should have a President, a legislature ( Congress ) And a court system. There were several disagreements among the delegates that were eventually settled by a compromise ....
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