Articles of the Constitution and Confederation

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s): 41
  • Published: September 6, 2013
Read full document
Text Preview
Articles of the Constitution and Confederation of the United States Anthony Reyes,
History/110
September 5, 2013

Articles of the Constitution and Confederation of the United States Thee American Confederation and Constitution has caused several colonist to be reluctant for several years. The United States government ratified these articles creating unity between the states and the representations for all citizens. Articles of Confederation and the Constitution are justified for an effective United States rule and law. To better understand what the level of economics and drawbacks were during this time, it is imperative to compare and contrast the situations in which the documents contradict. Taxation

Taxes were levied in congress to each state generating a burden amongst its district. Taxation was ratified within each State due to the unequal taxation distributed to the people, whereas in the Constitution congress envies taxation per person for each taxpaying personal making it equivalent across the boardinghouse. The states that could not afford to pay simply just would not. It was also deemed to be inept establishing any form of national taxation, regulate trade and foreign Reconciliation was conveyed for an effective Navy and Army, for a turf ministration making improvements internally passing uniformity and relations to pass laws. To also improve education, copyrights, inventions, and establish jurisdiction over a permanent seat of government (Farrand, 1908, p 536). The actions from the Articles of Confederation to the United States Constitution caused several people to be ambiguous.

Justice
Federal Courts was not centralized for a good justice system. The Justice system handled its own courts in each state causing complications for offenders and criminals moving from state to state. For legal issues primarily as domestic involved too much bureaucracy tampering the court of justice systems. In this case, the constitution was pressed to create Federal Court systems for the United States. Again, the actions from the Articles of Confederation to the United States Constitution caused several people to be ambiguous, both the states and the federal government were in constant competition. Both the federal government and the states were in constant competition with issues such as commerce, Indian affairs and foreign relations. Interstate relations were also becoming a large problem each state trespassing on each other’s rights and boundaries (Farrand, 1908, p 536). Trade

Interstate trade was regulated with Congress, in spite of what the Articles defined; there is no actual subventions for bureaucracy for trade regulations. “The Articles of Confederation, moreover, had no provision for a judicial system to handle the growing number of economic conflict and boundaries among the individual states (O'Connor and Sabato 2009, pg. 33). For many years, the States ratified the Articles of Confederation, due to war in occurrence and colonies disagreeing with other colonies which affected each state. To add, the actions from the Articles of Confederation to the United States Constitution caused several people to be ambiguous.

Amendments
The American Declaration of Independence in July 4, 1776 passed in the State of Virginia. A unanimous 13/13 favored the Articles of the Constitution between all states. Thus, allowing amendments for U.S. congress. This was a form document making it one of the most important writings in American History for the people in the new world. Although blood had already been refrained in the midst of England, and the revolt-colonies for years. To add, peaceful reconciliation of the colonies seen the outcome of the First Continental Congress sending a message to King George demanding parliament with representation for amendments. In addition Thomas Paine wrote a document for Common Sense, making an impact to freedom and democracy for colonials. The second Constitutional Congress summoned...
tracking img