Articles vs. Constitution
John Hanson, America's first
president during the Articles period
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)
Which of the following was not a problem of the Articles of Confederation that the Constitution attempted to address?
A) all 13 states needed to agree to amend the document
B) Congress could only request, not require states to contribute taxes
C) Congress did not have the power to declare war or make peace
D) there was no provision to regulate interstate trade
E) there was no federal judiciary
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