To form a strong central government
To decentralize government
To control it's citizens
It was too complicated and hard to interpret.
It didn't have enough detail.
It gave too much power to the states.
A protest where citizens threw tea into the ocean
A teenager named Shay who rebelled against his parents
A protest by 1,000 farmers over taxes
A law governing the citizen's of the Northwest states
Territories would become new states, not additional territory of the neighboring state.
Laws to stop the settlers from moving to the Northwest
To Fix or change the Articles of Confederation
To sign into law the Articles of Confederation.
To discuss the Articles of Confederation and use it as a model for state governement.
Gave states more power over the federal government.
Gave states equal representation: each state got representatives based on population.
Freed the slaves.
A plan base for the government which asked for a congress based on population
A plan named after Virginia that was denied by the framers.
There was no Virginia Plan.