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To what extent was the United States Constitution a radical departure from the Articles of Confederation?

Ellen Paquet
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Ellen Paquet

on 14 September 2012

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Transcript of To what extent was the United States Constitution a radical departure from the Articles of Confederation?

To what extent was the United States Constitution a radical departure from the Articles of Confederation? Ellen Paquet US Constitution vs. Articles of Conferation The numerous differences between the Constitution and the Articles of Confederation makes evident the extreme transformation of the United States government as it shifted from ineffective to one of the most sophisticated and operative governments the world has seen. Thesis Articles Atributes Constitution Ferderal Tax Power Common Currency Multiple Branches Fair State & Federal power Congress can declare war Congress could make laws Strong Federal Government Federal Law is supreme Two Houses of Congress Bill of Rights Can be ammended Federal could draft an army Congress could regulate trade Set up state admission policies Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No No Constitution gave federal government more power; citizens were nervous and not used to this (main idea)
A form of a federation
Economic policies (curreny, trade, etc) shifted Analysis The introduction of the United States Constitution, as opposed to the Articles of Confederation, a rather ineffective foundation, forced the country to adjust to an entirely new - but nearly infinitely better - form of government. Conclusion
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