Creation - constitution

Creation - constitution - CreatedduringtheRevolutionaryWar

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Created during the Revolutionary War  The states retained their sovereignty and operated  independently of the federal government No executive, federal courts A single-chamber Congress with each state  getting one vote Amendments had to be unanimous  
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States often refused to provide soldiers or  supplies during the Revolutionary War resulting in  the shortages at Valley Forge and an uncertain  supply of soldiers for Washington Standing army dissolved after Revolutionary War US surrounded by potential enemies: Native tribes  to the West, France in the Louisiana Territories,  British In Canada, Spain in Florida
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States had different cultures, religious traditions,  political rights and organizations  Most people held more loyalty to their states than  to the federal  When the Articles were being created the  Founders were concerned about oppressive,  distant governments
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