Unformatted text preview: collect the taxes needed to pay for the expenses of the national government; with the constitution, the federal government granted powers of taxation. Furthermore, the national government could not control trade between the states or with foreign nations. On the other hand, under the Constitution, Congress regulated foreign commerce by treaty. Additionally, there was no president, executive branch, or courts to interpret laws under the Articles of Confederation....
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