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Weaknesses of the Articles; Motive for the Constitution


(Answer ID # 0486327)
Complete the puzzle.
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Down
1.   The - - - were the most ambitious attempt to revise the articles.
2.   The Constitutional - - - was the first step in revising the articles.
3.   By the Mid - 1780's the country was - - - .
4.   Each state had no - - - ...to issue money, provide for a militia, or collect taxes.
5.   Articles had no power over - - -
6.   Noah - - - (last name) said the articles were nothing but a name.
7.   US need to - - - the Articles of Confederation.
8.   Needed - - - (number) states o approve these Amendments.
9.   Articles were based on reasons for fighting the - - - (two words) (2 words - include space in puzzle)
10.   Spain closed the - - - River to the US.
11.   Confederation could not enforce - - - .

Across
1.   Confederation was to oppose any National - - -
2.   The Articles of Confederation were sometimes referred to as the Articles of - - -
12.   Articles were to from a League of - - -
13.   Charles - - - (last name) first proposed the revision of the articles.
14.   James - - - (last name) thought a strong national government was very important.
15.   Amendments would give - - - exclusive power if passed.
16.   England (Great Britain) would not leave what territory?
17.   Articles had no power over National - - -
18.   Economic credibility ws a problem, from the war the us was in debt 42 - - - dollars.