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TEKS Social Studies Grade 8 - 8.15.B: Summarize The Strengths & Weaknesses Of The Articles Of Confederation

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Grade 8
Social Studies
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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8.15.B: Social Studies - Government

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  • Q1
    The Articles of Confederation allowed each state only one vote in Congress. Which question reflects a major concern states had about this arrangement?
    Should states attempt to resolve conflicting claims to territory?
    Should more populous states receive greater representation?
    Should states change their procedure for selecting representatives?
    Should unanimous state approval for national laws be required?
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  • Q2
    Why was it difficult for Congress to fulfill its duties under the Articles of Confederation?
    Congress lacked the power to regulate foreign trade.
    Congress lacked the power to declare war.
    Any congressional action required executive approval.
    Most congressional decisions required the approval of at least nine states.
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  • Q3
    This information was included in a slide-show presentation to a high school history class. Which document was the focus of this presentation?
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    The Declaration of Independence
    The Articles of Confederation
    The Mayflower Compact
    The Virginia Declaration of Rights
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