A New Government

A New Government - ANewGovernment! ButFirst...

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A   New   G G o o v v e e r r n n m m e e n n t t ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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But First……… The Articles of the Confederation Last 8yrs Gave more power to states then central gov’t
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Troubles Troubles Debt Debt ~ gov’t couldn’t collect taxes ~ no way to get $ ~ couldn’t pay back $ lent for the Amer Rev ~ Owed $ to: other countries/private citizens Trade Trade ~no wanted to trade with the US b/c Amer didn’t have power to enforce any laws Territorial Issues Territorial Issues - no1 would give Amer a break over land - other nations gave amer nonsense over land issues - states were fighting each other over boundaries & $
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ACCOMPLISHMENTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS kept nation together negotiated the Treaty of Paris 1783 ended the Amer Rev Created 2 laws: 1-Ordinance of 1785: sale of public land 2-Northwest Ordinance: made a plan of how to govern new territories
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Tell me….wait don’t; nah go ahead! ppl liked not being told what to do, but wanted  someone to help  run things wanted a stronger gov’t farmers couldn’t make payments on land; were losing  farms to the bank
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Take off his head!!! (not really) Shay’s Rebellion Daniel Shay (former militia leader) lead a group of angry farmers who lost their farms in Mass in 1786. It was easily ended, but opened the doors for the discussion of a need for stronger central gov’t.
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Constitutional Convention Meant to  REVISE REVISE
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