Articles of Confederation ("The Rope of Sand")



Shays' Rebellion--Western Massachusetts, 1786


Significant primary sources from this period:

 Articles of Confederation

 Land Ordinance of 1785

Memorial & Remonstrance, James Madison, 1785 (Virginia religious freedom proclamation)

 Northwest Ordinance of 1787

Annapolis Convention


I. New Social Fabrics
 
 

II. Economic Stresses
 
  III. Articles of Confederation
 
  IV. Foreign and Domestic Problems
 
  V. The Call for Reform of the Articles
 
 

Please cite this source when appropriate:

 Feldmeth, Greg D. "U.S. History Resources"
http://home.earthlink.net/~gfeldmeth/USHistory.html (31 March 1998).


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