AN EXPERIMENT IN SELF-GOVERNMENT – PART II The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation (The Articles) were commissioned by the Second Continental Congress on June 11, 1776.  John Dickinson proposed a plan that was adopted by the States on November 15, 1777.  There are several interesting or unfavorable features about The Articles, among them are: 1.     The States delegated a portion of their sovereignty to the Second … Continue reading AN EXPERIMENT IN SELF-GOVERNMENT – PART II The Articles of Confederation