TITLE

The Articles of Confederation

AUTHOR(S)
Wendel, Thomas
PUB. DATE
July 1981
SOURCE
National Review;7/10/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p768
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of the Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the U.S. It reveals that the first proposal for the creation of a constitution for the U.S. was made by Benjamin Franklin. It details the similarities between Franklin's proposed constitution and the Articles of Confederation adopted by the Continental Congress. Provisions of the Articles of Confederation that are retained in the present Constitution of the U.S. are presented.
ACCESSION #
6074690

 

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