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The articles of the confederation

-Was the constitution for 13 years



-Just had Congress



- Made up of 14 people from each state



-Congress could not tax

Shays Rebellion

-Shays was a war hero who couldn't pay off his debts along with other farmers. Got an army of 9000 soldiers. They held courts as hostage and had plans to burn down boston



-Demonstrated that the govt was really weak

Riot act

-If any Americans gathered in groups of 13 or more it would be treason



-Made by Samuel Adams And

Pluralism

No single group has all the power, there's different groups competing for power

Factions

A group of people who have something in common and want to influence the government