Unit 2. The Articles of Confederation, The Constitutional Convention. Day 1. Do Now. What are three problems that Articles of Confederation could not solve? ( Create the scenarios in your notes)
What are three problems that Articles of Confederation could not solve?
(Create the scenarios in your notes)
Example: The Articles of Confederation COULD NOT solve disputes between states, because the Federal government was extremely weak
You MAY NOT use this example!
Could not levy taxes
Could no resolve conflicts between the states over interstate trade, currency or boundaries
Could not negotiate trades or treaties with other countries
Could not solve national problems because the states held too much power
Could not foresee problems
“The straw” = Shay’s Rebellion
What is one problem the Articles of Confederation could not solve? How did the Constitution of 1787 resolve this issue?
Write one, full paragraph in response
(We also have to work on writing!)
No personal pronouns, no informal language!
Ratification of the Constitution, George Washington’s Presidency, Two-Party SystemDay 2
Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton
Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson
Secondary buyers would have too much of an influence
The Constitution did not specifically list the establishment of a bank as a power of Congress
Did not support the Whiskey Tax