Our First Constitution: The Articles of Confederation

By |2018-11-09T12:51:11-06:00November 13th, 2015|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, John Dickinson|

Editor’s Note: On November 15, 1777, the Articles of Confederation were adopted by the Second Continental Congress as the proposed frame of government for the new United States of America. Though not formerly enacted until March 1, 1781, when all thirteen states ratified them (Maryland being the last), the Articles served as the de facto system [...]