Effect: limited confederation's ability to act swiftly and decisively weakness: shared power to conduct foreign affairs with the states effect: states became divided from each other as they competed for foreign trade advantages and foreign countries lost respect for the united states.
The articles of confederation was the original binding document of the united states and served as the supreme law of the land from march 1, 1781 until the ratification of the united states constitution (on june 21, 1788. The continental congress adopted the articles of confederation,the first constitution of the united states, on november 15, 1777however, ratification of the articles of confederation by allthirteen states did not occur until march 1, 1781.
The articles of confederation was agreed by continental congress in november 15, 1777 during the second anniversary of the independence of america this document’s ultimate purpose was to form a government governing an emerging nation to go against british government. The articles of confederation were adopted by congress in 1777 and provided for a firm league of friendship between the thirteen independent states the articles were in force from march 1, 1781, to june 21, 1788 and had both positive and negative effects on the states.
List of cons of articles of confederation 1 central american government is weakened after the articles of confederation were written, the central united states government was severely weakened and was not able to run the nation as effectively as needed.
Referred to as the articles of confederation or the articles of confederation and perpetual union, this document was ratified by the original 13 states of the us and was later replaced by what we now have as the us constitution on september 13, 1788.