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articles of confederation (year written)

1781

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articles of confederation (main author)

ben franklin

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articles of confederation (nation name)

usa

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articles of confederation (organization)

confederation

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articles of confederation (government type)

republic

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articles of confederation (judicial)

no judicial

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articles of confederation (executive)

no executive

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articles of confederation (legislative)

unicameral

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articles of confederation (name)

congress

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articles of confederation (law approval)

9/13 states

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articles of confederation (amendments)

13

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articles of confederation (representation)

1 vote (equal)

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articles of confederation (commerce)

federal government (difficulty)

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articles of confederation (currency)

state and federal currency

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articles of confederation (taxes)

federal government asked but states refused

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articles of confederation (sovereignty)

states

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articles of confederation (supporters)

anti-federalists/states rights advocates

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constitution (year written)

1787

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constitution (main author)

james madison

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constitution (nation name)

usa

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constitution (organization)

union of all states

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constitution (government type)

republic

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constitution (judicial)

supreme court

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constitution (executive)

president

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constitution (legislative)

bicameral

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constitution (name)

congress (house of representatives and senate)

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constitution (law approval)

2 house vote

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constitution (amendments)

2/3 vote of both houses/3/4 vote of state legislature

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constitution (representation)

senate: equal representation; HOR: population

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constitution (commerce)

congress