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Articles Of Confederation

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Noun

1. articles of confederation

a written agreement ratified in 1781 by the thirteen original states; it provided a legal symbol of their union by giving the central government no coercive power over the states or their citizens

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Articles Of Confederation

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plural noun
the agreement made by the original 13 states in 1777 establishing a confederacy to be known as the United States of America; replaced by the Constitution of 1788

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Articles Of Confederation

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the first constitution of the thirteen original states, in effect from 1781 to 1789

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