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What Were the Articles of Confederation? | History
 
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Before the U.S. Constitution was the law of the land, there were the Articles of Confederation. Find out why they didn't last long. Newsletter: https://www.history.com/newsletter Website - http://www.history.com /posts Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/History Twitter - https://twitter.com/history HISTORY Topical Video Season 1 Whether you're looking for more on American Revolution battles, WWII generals, architectural wonders, secrets of the ancient world, U.S. presidents, Civil War leaders, famous explorers or the stories behind your favorite holidays. HISTORY®, now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive, and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network’s all-original programming slate features a roster of hit series, epic miniseries, and scripted event programming. Visit us at HISTORY.com for more info.
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The Articles of Confederation - Becoming the United States - Extra History - #1
 
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When the thirteen colonies of North America broke away from Great Britain, they struggled to draft their first constitution. After great debate, they created the Articles of Confederation and formed the United States of America. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm
Views: 1187279 Extra Credits
The Articles of Confederation Explained: U.S. History Review
 
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A review of our first Constitution, the AOC. What were the Articles of Confederation? How did it run the United States? Why did the Articles of Confederation fail? Mr. Hughes explains the basics of the Articles of Confederation including the reasons for its eventual demise. Check out the US Playlist for hundreds of videos! Now go subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/hughesDV/featured
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The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war with England, they weren't of much use when it came to running a country. So, the founding fathers decided try their hand at nation-building, and they created the Constitution of the United States, which you may remember as the one that says We The People at the top. John will tell you how the convention came together, some of the compromises that had to be made to pass this thing, and why it's very lucky that the framers installed a somewhat reasonable process for making changes to the thing. You'll learn about Shays' Rebellion, the Federalist Papers, the elite vs rabble dynamic of the houses of congress, and start to find out just what an anti-federalist is. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode.Founding Fathers debated over how to govern the new nation, beginning with the Articles of Confederation: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/articles-of-confederation When the Founding Fathers finally wrote the Constitution, they realized that they needed to add The Bill of Rights to get citizens on board with the new government: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/the-bill-of-rights Follow us: http://www.twitter.com/thecrashcourse http://www.twitter.com/realjohngreen http://www.twitter.com/raoulmeyer http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica http://www.twitter.com/thoughtbubbler Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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The Articles of Confederation - The Constitution Before the Constitution
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Nazis, The British Accent, and BBC News https://youtu.be/_hRQq5e7Wi0?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3-uys3Rl2dvdsFkk96zRbt The Truth About Double Jeopardy https://youtu.be/Tgjip92-ZMg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 In this video: For four hot, humid July days, 56 delegates of the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia with one purpose – to ratify the Declaration of Independence. The document, originally drafted by Thomas Jefferson with the help of Ben Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, ad Robert Livingston, declared that the thirteen American colonies were now independent and free of the tyranny of the British Empire. On July 4th, with the final wording in place, it was ready for the whole world to read; though, it would be about another month before congress would actually sign it, contrary to popular belief. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/12/articles-confederation-constitution-constitution/ Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/articles.html http://history.state.gov/milestones/1776-1783/Articles http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/artconf.asp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolutionary_War http://books.google.com/books?id=pFXLAMC1xtUC&q=127#v=snippet&q=127&f=false http://www.cliffsnotes.com/more-subjects/american-government/the-constitution/the-articles-of-confederation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shays%27_Rebellion http://johncashon.wordpress.com/2013/03/18/shays-rebellion-and-the-articles-of-confederation/ http://huntingtonhomestead.org/birthdate.html
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What if We Kept the Articles of Confederation?
 
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An in-depth four part series about the Articles of Confederation from Extra Credits!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6rHSiN0vKk The United States used to be a lot less....united. The states originally wanted to control themselves, and that resulted in the failed Articles of Confederation. But what if we kept them? Twitter: https://twitter.com/AltHistoryHub Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alternatehistoryhub/?ref=bookmarks Music by Holfix: https://www.youtube.com/user/holfix
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What Were the Articles of Confederation? | America: Facts vs. Fiction
 
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The Articles of Confederation proved to be more trouble than help with individual states all pushing their interests and agendas, to the point of threatening the country as a whole. | For more, visit http://military.discovery.com/tv-shows/america-facts-vs-fiction/#mkcpgn=ytmil1 Subscribe to Military Channel! | http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=militarychannel Watch full episodes! | https://play.google.com/store/tv/show/America_Facts_vs_Fiction?id=Sx4XncduJRc&hl=en
Views: 153679 American Heroes Channel
The Articles of Confederation
 
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PowerPoint available at: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Mr-Raymond-Civics-Eoc-Academy This video explores the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, the reasons it was deliberately weak, the powers under the confederation that were granted as well as the powers that were missing. The weaknesses are discussed with the effects they had on the ability to wage war against the British and solve the problems of the new country. While this video was designed for students taking the Florida End-of-Course exam, it will help any Civics or U.S. Government students. Mr. Raymond’s Civics E.O.C. Academy was designed for students taking the Florida Civics End-of-Course (EOC) Exam. However, as many states are implementing Civics Exams, these videos will work for all students of Civics, US Government, and US History. Currently students have to pass a civics state exam in order to graduate in Idaho, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Arizona, North Dakota, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah. These videos look at all of the civics benchmarks that will be tested on most state civics exams. As a civics teacher I have often looked for civics YouTube video clips to show my students. I hope these videos will serve as a supplement to lessons for civics teachers, US history teachers, US government teachers and their students. While they might be a little basic for AP Government students, they could serve as a refresher of basic concepts and content. I have also thought that these videos could help those who are going to take the naturalization test to become US Citizens. I have also been reached by parents whose children are taking Florida Virtual School’s (FLVS) Civics class. ***For noncommercial, educational, and archival purposes under Law of Fair Use as provided in section 107 of the US copyright law. No copyrights infringements intended***
The Articles of Confederation EXPLAINED [AP Government Review]
 
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In this video Heimler explains our nation's first governing document: the Articles of Confederation. During the Revolutionary War it was the Articles of Confederation that governed the new United States, and in order to understand the U.S. Constitution and all the decisions that were made in its writing, you have to first understand the Articles. Under the Articles of Confederation the only federal body with any power was a Congress. There was no president and no judicial branch. And the Congress itself was entirely weak compared to the power invested in the states. And it was a rattling event called Shays's Rebellion that convinced America that we needed a new Constitution. So a few leaders gathered at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and ended up throwing out the Articles of Confederation and set about writing a new Constitution. This video, in case you were wondering, is keyed to the new AP U.S. Government curriculum for 2019.
Views: 834 Steve Heimler
The Articles of Confederation | Period 3: 1754-1800 | AP US History | Khan Academy
 
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Before the United States had the Constitution, it had the Articles of Confederation, a much weaker government that lasted from 1777 to 1789. In this video, Kim and Leah discuss the pros and cons of the Articles, and the reasons they were discarded in favor of a new Constitution. View more lessons or practice this subject at https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/road-to-revolution/creating-a-nation/v/the-articles-of-confederation?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc&utm_campaign=apushistory Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We offer quizzes, questions, instructional videos, and articles on a range of academic subjects, including math, biology, chemistry, physics, history, economics, finance, grammar, preschool learning, and more. We provide teachers with tools and data so they can help their students develop the skills, habits, and mindsets for success in school and beyond. Khan Academy has been translated into dozens of languages, and 15 million people around the globe learn on Khan Academy every month. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we would love your help! Donate or volunteer today! Donate here: https://www.khanacademy.org/donate?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc Volunteer here: https://www.khanacademy.org/contribute?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc
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What was the Articles of Confederation? | US Government and Civics | Khan Academy
 
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John Dickerson discusses the history and the significance of the Articles of Confederation. John Dickerson is co-host of CBS This Morning. He was previously CBS News' Chief Washington Correspondent, Political Director and anchor of Face The Nation. Dickerson is also a contributor to Slate's Political Gabfest and to The Atlantic. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Dickerson moderated CBS News' two presidential debates. Prior to CBS, Dickerson was Slate Magazine's Chief Political correspondent and covered politics for twelve years for Time magazine. View more lessons or practice this subject at https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-government-and-civics/government-civics-with-cbss-john-dickerson Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We offer quizzes, questions, instructional videos, and articles on a range of academic subjects, including math, biology, chemistry, physics, history, economics, finance, grammar, preschool learning, and more. We provide teachers with tools and data so they can help their students develop the skills, habits, and mindsets for success in school and beyond. Khan Academy has been translated into dozens of languages, and 15 million people around the globe learn on Khan Academy every month. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we would love your help! Donate or volunteer today! Donate here: https://www.khanacademy.org/donate?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc Volunteer here: https://www.khanacademy.org/contribute?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=desc
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Articles of Confederation - 5 Minute History - Quick Summary
 
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A brief history of the Articles of Confederation.
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What Were the Articles of Confederation and How Were They Flawed?
 
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Mr. Driscoll and Mr. Rose discuss the nation's first government and the reasons why our fledgling nation decided to scrap it and start anew (i.e.Constitutional Convention).
Views: 5078 Modern Civics Project
Lessons Learned: The Articles of Confederation
 
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On March 1, 1781, the Articles of Confederation came into effect after Maryland became the thirteenth and final state to ratify them. As the first constitution for the new nation, The Articles established a national legislature but assigned it relatively little power. The individual colonies retained much of their sovereignty, and it soon became clear that such a weak federal government was ineffective. By 1787 the framers had begun writing a new constitution, the one that created the federal government Americans have today. James M. Lindsay, CFR's senior vice president and director of studies, says that this episode in U.S. history points to the difficulty of creating a workable constitution. "It is easy to write a constitution," he says, but "hard to write a constitution that works." This lesson, he argues, should be kept in mind as countries like Egypt, Tunisia, Myanmar, and South Sudan "struggle to create effective and legitimate systems of government." This video is part of Lessons Learned, a series dedicated to exploring historical events and examining their meaning in the context of foreign relations today: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF2F38E5941910270 http://www.cfr.org/us-strategy-and-politics/lessons-learned-articles-confederation/p27505
The Articles of Confederation - Ratification - Extra History - #2
 
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The Continental Congress sent the Articles of Confederation to the thirteen states for ratification, but Maryland insisted on changes that Virginia rushed to oppose. Meanwhile, the American Revolutionary War raged on. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm
Views: 767215 Extra Credits
The Articles of Confederation - Constitutional Convention - Extra History - #4
 
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What if we kept the Articles of Confederation? The Alternate History Hub explores: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1NTboCDbtk The war finally ended and the United States secured their independence from Great Britain, but immediately their Confederation seemed to be on the verge of falling apart. Alexander Hamilton and James Madison teamed up to organize a new convention where all the states would not just reform the Articles of Confederation, but replace them entirely. Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC _________ Thanks for participating in this week's discussion! We want you to be aware of our community posting guidelines so that we can have high-quality conversations: https://goo.gl/HkzwQh Contribute community subtitles to Extra Credits: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCCODtTcd5M1JavPCOr_Uydg&tab=2 ___________ Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm
Views: 663731 Extra Credits
Why the Articles of Confederation Were Actually a Success
 
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The Articles of Confederation are mostly seen as a failure which created a weak and ineffectual government, soon replaced by the Constitution. In this lecture, professor Paul Gilje tells a different story, and tries to understand how, when seen in context, the Articles were an expression of the values that inspired the Revolution and can help us appreciate the politics of the period.
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Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
 
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How did our government run during the American Revolution? What was wrong with the Articles of Confederation that led to the Constitutional Convention? Watch and find out.
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Articles of Confederation Summary
 
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A brief summary of the Articles of Confederation I made for my students in Government class.
Views: 578 NTFHRamage
Articles of Confederation & Free Inhabitants
 
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Let's take a look at the Articles of Confederation, Article IV. I admit I'm not this guy's superior, but I think I'll work in a pinch. Original Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H24sLF3CkMo Source on the Articles of Confederation: http://www.ushistory.org/documents/confederation.htm Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TylerValleGG Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TylerValleGG
Views: 92670 Tyler Valle
Weaknesses of Articles of Confederation
 
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A quick review of the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and how the US Constitution fixed those weaknesses.
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Articles of Confederation (Kelis's "Milkshake" Parody) - @MrBettsClass
 
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Can Alexander Hamilton bring the delegates to the yard in order to fix the Articles of Confederation? New videos every Tuesday (sometimes Monday!) Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MrBettsClass Instagram: http://instagram.com/MrBettsClass Tumblr: http://http://mrbettsclass.tumblr.com/ Like on FaceBook: http://facebook.com/MrBettsClass "En la Brisa" Music by Dan-O at http://DanoSongs.com The Articles of Confederation are flawed, With no new amendments because, We'd need a unanimous charge, Which I tell you is impossibly hard, The Articles of Confederation are flawed, We can't tax, the states disregard, No strength to enforce the laws, This government is big faux pas, It was the country's, First Constitution, Passed in the Revolution, but Made states too strong, Fed's powers none, It's pretty dumb, We can declare war, but who will fight it? We can't force people to join the army, We can print money, so can the states, What good's a dollar that no one's taking, The Articles of Confederation are flawed, Congress can't regulate commerce, It's made the economy worse, States are putting tariffs on each other, The Articles of Confederation are flawed, To ensure limited power, Goes to the central gov, Made a system which simply does not work, There's only one branch, The Legislative, Unicameral, where is the Executive, And Justices, It's powerless, Just to pass a bill, need 9 of 13, States to approve it, won't hold my breath, People know it's weak, in Massachusetts, The Shays' Rebellion, we barely stopped it, The Articles of Confederation are flawed, I say this in Annapolis, To discuss a better system, We must meet in '87, The Articles of Confederation are flawed, Let's meet in Philadelphia, At Independence Hall, Where we will write a new Constitution!
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The Articles of Confederation | BRI Homework Help
 
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Have you ever looked at your teacher with a puzzled face when they explain history? I know we have. In our new Homework Help Series we break down history into easy to understand 5 minute videos to support a better understanding of American History. In our eighth episode, we tackle the Articles of Confederation and the need for a Constitution.
The Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, and "Limited Government"
 
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Are your progressive friends correct to say the US Constitution is not a limited government document after all? Bill Watkins joins me to discuss both the Constitution and the Articles of Confederation, and what the light of history can tell us about each. Subscribe to the Tom Woods Show: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-tom-woods-show/id716825890?mt=2 http://www.TomWoods.com/787 http://www.SupportingListeners.com http://www.RonPaulHomeschool.com http://www.FreeHistoryCourse.com
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The Articles of Confederation in One Minute
 
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How it Happened: US History In just one minute (and 20 seconds) this video covers the major info points of the Articles of Confederation, which were a sort of prequel or beta test for the Constitution. Learn what they were, why they were need, and why they ultimately failed. Spoiler: it's all about money. Be sure to subscribe and suggest future topics in the comments.
Views: 88185 How it Happens
AP GOV Explained Articles of Confederation
 
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Jocz Productions will be making videos for AP Gov / Government classes. In this video we examine the importance of the Articles of Confederation. Download the powerpoint here: http://www.apushexplained.com/apgov.html
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♫ Articles of Confederation: "Article 11" - Sean and Dean Kiner - Extra History
 
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Listen to "Article 11," the theme song of our series on the Articles of Confederation! Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/23isQfx Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon What were the Articles of Confederation? Find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6rHSiN0vKk&index=1&list=PLhyKYa0YJ_5A9iLoiK_KYiCNVsCT11vZ9 (---More details below) Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC ___________ Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator
Views: 99117 Extra Credits
What if the US kept the Articles of Confederation?
 
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The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution. Its drafting by the Continental Congress began in mid-1776, and an approved version was sent to the states for ratification in late 1777. The formal ratification by all 13 states was completed in early 1781. Even when not yet ratified, the Articles provided domestic and international legitimacy for the Continental Congress to direct the American Revolutionary War, conduct diplomacy with Europe and deal with territorial issues and Native American relations. Nevertheless, the weakness of the government created by the Articles became a matter of concern for key nationalists. On March 4, 1789, general government under the Articles was replaced with the federal government under the U.S. Constitution. The new Constitution provided for a much stronger federal government with a chief executive (the president), courts, and taxing powers. But what if they were never abolished? How would our world be different? Find out in the video. FOLLOW MY BLOG: http://trackmastertrain.blogspot.com/ LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE :)
US Regents Review: Video #7: The Articles of Confederation And Constitutional Compromises
 
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What were the strengths and weakness of the Articles of Confederation? What were major compromises at the Constitutional Convention? Find out here! If you would like to use the PowerPoint/Video Guide used in the video, click here: All images are part of the public domain.
Views: 542 Adam Norris
Weakness of the Articles of Confederation: An Overview
 
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Weakness of the Articles of Confederation: An Overview
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What are the characteristics of the Articles of Confederation
 
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What are the characteristics of of the United States' first government, the Articles of Confederation? Paper Slide Show by: Terron, Christina and Torres, Karem P.4 U.S History
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APUSH Review: Video #14: State Constitutions And The Articles Of Confederation
 
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Why were the Articles of Confederation designed to be weak? What were positives and negatives under the Articles of Confederation? Find out here! If you would like to download the PowerPoint and/or a Video Guide for this video, click here: https://www.apushreview.com/period-3-videos-in-order/ All images are part of the public domain.
Views: 8836 Adam Norris
Articles of Confederation vs Constitution
 
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So you've built something, its served its purpose, and no longer works. What do you do? Rebuild it! Acts That Led to Revolution - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YPkTSnmhT0 Regions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGux3DJsALU Theme song - Bensong - Punky
Views: 212 Mr. Sprayberry
Articles of Confederation vs. U.S. Constitution
 
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Learning Target: I can explain which of the following was most responsible for the success of America: George Washington or The United States Constitution.
Views: 23374 Mr. Wilson
Articles of Confederation - 1777 - Hear and Read the First US Constitution
 
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Listen to and Read the Articles of Confederation, the 1st Constitution of the United States, approved by the Second Continental Congress in 1777 for the 13 original colonies. Narrator: Timelessreader1 Photographer: Timelessreader1 Text: The text of this U.S. constitution, approved in 1777, is in the Public Domain.
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The Articles of Confederation Rap
 
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Project for Mrs. Martiak's pd. 5/6 Honors US I class. Lyrics: -John- Yo continental congress in the house We got a problem right now, 13 new states, don't got time for any more debates We need some articles, and confederate whaaaatt This federal government can't have too much power Gotta make it weak so there's no need to cower Gotta give strength to these sovereign states No executive branch is what this dictates We don't want a king, we don't want a ruler A firm league of friendship is so much cooler Congress makes decisions, yeah we take votes 1 vote per state yeah you better take notes On major issues you need two-thirds Unanimous for amendments, remember these words Hold on wait a second, some states getting mad We got some problems with this western land Beyond the alleghany mountains, virginia got it all Makin the other states feelin real small No big deal we got a solution We'll cede it all to congress in this constitution! -Luke- Oh, i'm sorry, what was that? I wasn't listening All that nonsense you just spewed made my skin start blistering 1 vote per state? Unicameral, thanks a lot Population: 3 million, 13 to call the shots? Why don't you base the votes on population Rep the nation in Congregation Maybe you'll pass some Legislation Stop delaying the Situation And what's all this unanimous biz Articles got problems, can't handle it? 13 states gotta vote for a lil'amendment? Sorry man, makin' laws gotta be more legit And where's the president to tie us together? Gotta keep our country's forecast sayin' good weather Forgot about that in your stupid little letter Right now the future's dark and cold, i think i need a sweater No judicial branch either? What didn't you forget? Congress isn't kept in check and it's makin' me upset Oh, what? Verse two? Yeah, i ain't done with you I got a problem with states too Makes my face turn red and blue Give the power to the states, the less the feds get to say How you in control if they ignore you all day? By the way Forget about the debt we just racked up? How you makin' bank when you can't collect tax-es? Currency too, what the heck's wrong with you? Each state's got their own coin, one-pence and two They can't trade with each other, no money to you That's what you get for making them "sovereign", fool! That federal currency's practically worthless All these nations out to get us, you better be nervous Speakin' of them, where's our army and navy? Oh right, congress can't raise 'em either, i'm gettin' lazy Can't defend the country if someone attacks us Can't defend our ships while pirates jack us Can't fight back when other countries placin' tar-iffs No power to the feds, on the heads they're gonna smack us You gave all the power to the states! You're not able to negotiate! You ceded all this land and britain's standing at our gates! I'm goin' crazy like norman bates! The point is your central government's weak You got no structure, the future's lookin bleak I know i've been on a bit of a nasty streak But keep that league of friendship and your country's gonna reek -Lenny- Yo man what you hatin' on the articles for? Look at what they've done for the country and more Without them there would be no federal constitution Political anarchy and mass confusion They helped settle claims over the old northwest Man, these land ordinances were the best 1785 divide the land Sell for income, for the debts at hand 6 by 6, and 1 by 1 Dividing these townships was a lot of fun During the day, when the kids needed schooling The 16th block was a school, for the little minds' fueling Now we're onto 1787 Turning colonies to states, like 13 heavens Appoint governors and judges for the pre-states In case of political or legal de-bates 5,000 votes to elect legislation And then 60,000 people for a state in the nation As you can see, the articles were great They may have had their weak points, but now we're the united states *lyrics not in video* They outlined the powers of the central government Such as treaties and postal ser-vi-ces They held the states together, during these times It wasn't the strongest, but it had reason and rhyme
Views: 4814 John Lerman
The Articles of Confederation and Shays's Rebellion
 
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On America's first Constitution: the Articles of Confederation, how Americans had a monarchy hangover and gave no power to the executive, how federalism may be understood, and how a saucy Daniel Shays lit the match that set the Articles ablaze.
Views: 3017 Steve Heimler
The Articles of Confederation - Lies - Extra History
 
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The Articles of Confederation gave the United States their name, but even beyond that, they exposed many of the issues that would underlie this new nation for the rest of its history. James Portnow interviews series writer Soraya Een Hajji about the Articles of Confederation! Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon (--More below) Grab your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ____________ ♪ Get the intro music here! http://bit.ly/1EQA5N7 *Music by Demetori: http://bit.ly/1AaJG4H ♫ Get the background music here! The Land of Vana'diel (Album): http://bit.ly/1t2OT9L *Music by Tweex ♪ Get the outro music here! http://bit.ly/23isQfx *Music by Sean and Dean Kiner: http://bit.ly/1WdBhnm
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The Articles of Confederation and Shays' Rebellion
 
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An introduction to the Articles of Confederation and its weaknesses. How Shays' Rebellion was one of the catalysts for the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
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We Have Not a Government: The Articles of Confederation and the Road to the Constitution
 
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In the years following the end of the American Revolution, the Continental Congress was on the brink of collapse due to the Articles of Confederation and its refusal to consider fundamental reform to the document. In professor George William Van Cleve’s book, We Have Not a Government, we encounter a sharply divided America and a Congress that grudgingly agreed to support the 1787 Constitutional Convention to replace the Articles with a more flexible and powerful government. A book signing will follow the program. Live Captioning: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=NATA17Oct23
Views: 2390 US National Archives
Articles of Confederation Explained in 10 Minutes
 
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A video lecture on the Articles designed for US History students taking the NY state regents. Vintage HHH. The old school stuff where resolution was a bowling score.
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The Articles of Confederation 1781
 
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http://storiesofusa.com/articles-of-confederation-1781/ - The Articles of Confederation 1781
Views: 3349 Randy King
The Articles of Confederation Explained in One Minute
 
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Betcha I can explain the Articles of Confederation in one minute. Check out the longer version here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQtJNK5_8Uk
Views: 6564 Hip Hughes
Articles of Confederation
 
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Mr. Zoeller explains the first constitution of the United States, the Articles of Confederation.
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Articles of Confederation ("Celebration" Parody Song) - @MrBettsClass
 
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Stay "kool" and rock out with the beta version of American government: the Articles of Confederation. Confederation, come on! The Articles ain't good (the Articles of...) Confederation, come on! It's time you understood, There's a problem going on right here, With the government we've had for the last six years, We've just got one house and we can't tax too, And we need a unanimous vote just to get something through (it's so horrible) Confederation! The Land and Northwest Ordinances were the only good days of the Articles of Confederation! But nothing else about it works, just ask Daniel Shays It's time for us to come together, Let's meet in Philly in the hot weather, Close the doors let's make a Constitution! New videos every Thursday! Like on FaceBook: http://facebook.com/MrBettsClass Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MrBettsClass "En la Brisa" Music by Dan-O at http://DanoSongs.com
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Constitutional History Lecture 5: Articles of Confederation and the Critical Period
 
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Professor Brion McClanahan, author of The Founding Fathers' Guide to the Constitution, discusses the Articles of Confederation, which preceded the Constitution. For more lectures in this series, visit http://www.LibertyClassroom.com/Constitution. For all our courses, visit http://www.LibertyClassroom.com. http://www.TomWoods.com
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U.S. History | Articles of Confederation
 
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Learn all about the Articles of Confederation in just a few minutes! Professor Christopher E. Manning of Loyola University of Chicago explains reasons for creating the Articles of Confederation and its strengths and weaknesses. This video is part of a condensed United States History series presented in short, digestible summaries. Access the free study guides for U.S. History here: https://www.coursehero.com/sg/us-history/ Course Hero's U.S. History video series covers the essentials to understanding the history and development of the United States. Our short digest covers everything you need to know about first contact between indigenous peoples and Europeans, colonial development, the founding of the U.S. and the development of its political, economic, social, and religious institutions. The video series begins with an examination of the European age of discovery and the development of European colonies in the western hemisphere. In this discussion of the colonization of America, we explore interactions between indigenous peoples and Europeans, and the development of colonial government and social structures. Who founded America? Not an easy question to answer, so we cover a number of valuable perspectives on this question. Along the way, you'll learn about: • Pre-history, including Vikings and Native Americans • Early European discovery and conquest in the Western Hemisphere • Establishment of Spanish colonies in central and western North America • The development of British southern, northeastern, and middle colonies • Early conflicts and colonial actions in Central and North America • The development and growth of slavery in the Americas Then the series provides a deeper understanding of our Founding Fathers and the founding of the United States of America, including: • Colonial grievances against the British parliament and King George III, and the Declaration of Independence • The Committees of Correspondence, the Continental Congress, and the Constitutional Convention • Debates about and how America should be governed, including an examination of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution • Debates and discussions regarding economic goals, including the establishment of the American System and expansionist policies such as the Monroe Doctrine • Federalist and Anti-Federalist political parties • Leaders like Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and others The series examines war and U.S. armed conflicts throughout the 19th and early 20th century, including: • Conflicts in the age of Jackson, including the Trail of Tears, the Plains Wars, the establishment of Native American Reservations, and the Dawes Act • Manifest Destiny, the annexation of Texas, the Mexican-American War, and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo • The rise of sectionalism, the abolitionist movement, and the American Civil War • The Anaconda Plan, Bull Run, Gettysburg Address, General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant • American imperialism, the Spanish-American War, conflicts in the Philippines, big stick diplomacy and dollar diplomacy Finally, the U.S. crash course includes a primer on social justice movements and religious life in the U.S., including: • The Second Great Awakening • The abolitionist movement and the Civil War Amendments to the U.S. Constitution • Social reforms and regulations of the Progressive Era, including the impact of muckrakers, food and safety inspection laws, settlement houses, and prohibition of alcohol • Trust busting and the Standard Oil Company with John D. Rockefeller • The women‘s suffrage movement and the 19th Amendment, including famous suffragettes like Judith Sargent Murray, Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone Explore Course Hero’s collection of free Social Sciences Study Guides here: https://www.coursehero.com/sg/ About Course Hero: Course Hero helps empower students and educators to succeed! We’re fueled by a passionate community of students and educators who share their course-specific knowledge and resources to help others learn. Learn more at http://www.coursehero.com. Master Your Classes™ with Course Hero! Get the latest updates: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coursehero Twitter: https://twitter.com/coursehero
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