Articles of Confederation Investigation

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Throughout the history of civilizations, many constitutions have been used. In America, the present day constitution is law and is used to govern the United States of America yet this was not the first constitution of the United States. That would be the Articles of Confederation. This constitution was in effect from 1781-1789, and it had its ups and downs. Overall the “Articles of Confederation” were good in many cases and bad in economic problems.
The Articles of Confederation were a group of documents written by John Dickinson in the late 1700’s. It was in favor of small government and big state power. People were the first part of their states and then part of the country. As seen in Document B, from the years of 1770-1775 the market value of United States exports to Great Britain was greatly increased over the years. Then theirs a break in the chart, this is most likely the time of the American Revolution and the countries overall post-war recollection. Then in 1784, the chart begins again, and the number of market value exports with England has dropped down by about 20 percent. This number then begins to waver up and down as the years go by. Although it is safe to assume that the loss of trade is due to anger between the British and United States yet it is also safe to assume that since the Articles of Confederation does not give the national government the ability to impose taxes, and tariffs, on products, thus substantially lowering its profit value. People in other countries, especially Great Britain knew that the U.S.’ government could not impose taxes and tariffs and a state wouldn’t impose a tax on its people because they can just move to another state and rebel on the state. So according to Document B, the Market value of United States good had substantially lowered during the use of the Articles of Confederation.
Admittedly, under the “Articles of Confederation,” many good things did happen. The Treaty of Paris is o…