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  • Single Parent Families Article Analysis

    Introduction This paper evaluates resources using three pieces of literature. All three literature works are on the topic of single parent families. It focuses on the emotional, physical, and mental effects between single parents and their children. The first evaluation is an article from a website. The title is “Single-parent families” and has no author. The second evaluation is on a magazine article, “Understanding Single Parent Families” by Kirsten Schuder from Lifestyle magazine. The final evaluation is on a peer-reviewed scholarly journal article. The title is “Employment, Work Conditions, and the Home Environment in Single-Mother Families” by Christy Lleras. I will evaluate each of these resources following specific guidelines. The guidelines serve as a tool in evaluating resources to determine information that is reliable, credible, and reputable. Website Critique Content & Coverage The article “Single-parent families” published in the Encyclopedia of Children’s Health is intended for the general population. It provides much information on statistics on different family types in the U.S., but does not go into further detail. The information provided is very general. Because the source is a collection of various resources and provides commentary on primary sources it is considered secondary in nature. A list of resources is provided,…

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  • Articles Of Confederation Analysis

    independence against the British sparked a growing need for a stronger government. Therefore the Continental Congress drafted the Articles of Confederation in 1777. “The Articles of Confederation was the first written constitution of the United States” (Give Me Liberty 249). Before the articles there had been no republican government of any kind. “The local loyalties outweighed national patriotism, and John Adams was quoted saying, we have no Americans in America” (Give Me Liberty 248). This…

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  • Effectiveness Of The Articles Of Confederation

    The Articles of Confederation was the first official Constitution of the United States in the years after the revolution. Now although articles were weak in the sense that it was a joke of a government to other nations and they had no power over the colonies (because it was purposely made weak), there was some strong points that actually made it ineffective government especially when it came to foreign relations, economic condition, and Western lands. There is one thing that made the article…

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  • Effects Of The Articles Of Confederation

    Post revolution America, was a time of turmoil despite America’s victory. The colonists, now free from Britain’s rule had a great deal of work ahead of them, making decisions on how exactly the country should be run with their newfound independence. The founding fathers faced this adversity with the creation of the Articles of Confederation, and in it was everything the states ever wanted with the states retaining a considerable amount of power. Nevertheless, although the Articles of…

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  • Articles Of Government Essay

    government set up by the Constitution was the second attempt at an American government. The first American government, which was in place during the Revolutionary War and for almost ten years afterwards, was the Articles of Confederation. Like many first attempts, the Articles of government had some good ideas and meant well, but it was poorly executed. When delegates gathered in Philadelphia in 1787 to revise the Articles, they ended up creating a new constitution. The delegates from the…

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  • Articles Of Confederation Failure

    Q#1: Why the Articles of Confederation Failed The Articles of Confederation were the first attempt at a government structure to unify the states, which at that point in time was only thirteen. One of the reasons for the construction of the Articles was to show the world that America was a respectable independent nation. While the Articles were in use, weaknesses would appear that would ultimately fail to govern America which included, a weak national government, overpowered state governments,…

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  • The Ineffectiveness Of The Articles Of Confederation

    Between 1781 to 1789, the Articles of Confederation provided the United States with the basis of government. Unfortunately, the government put forth by the Articles of Confederation failed to be an effective one due to the limits of power it imposed on Congress. Congress was denied several vital duties including being able to tax the states directly, enforce treaties and regulate trade. The powers denied to Congress made it too weak, and as a result an ineffective government. Under the…

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  • Advantages Of The Articles Of Confederation

    The Articles of Confederation is the predecessor of the United States Constitution. It set up how the Federal government were to be ran. It included implementation that the US, was it’s own nation. The Articles took effect in 1777. The document was a total of thirteen articles. It also established that the states would be broken up into their own governments. The Articles of Confederation had a lot more weaknesses than strengths. It gave much power to the states. This was not good for the…

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  • Arguments For The Articles Of Confederation

    Lauri Krause November 12, 2016 HIS 131 01 The Articles of Confederation After the United States declared independence from Britain, members of the Continental Congress wanted to create a permanent national government with a written constitution. John Dickinson was given the task to draft the Articles of Confederation. This draft made it clear that Dickinson supported a strong central government, and thus the states debated and revised the Articles of Confederation for over a year creating a…

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  • The Weakness Of The Articles Of Confederation

    States. This written document is called The Articles of Confederation. These Articles gave no power to the Congress to act on the requests for money or troops, and by the end of 1786, governmental efficiency was extremely low. However, The Articles did offer the new nation an understanding of how a written self-governing nation works. Learning the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation opened the door to the Constitutional Convention and the present-day form of U.S. government. Without the…

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