Articles of Confederation
The Constitution
Legislature
Unicameral
Bicameral
Court System
N/A Court System
Federal Court System
Interstate Commerce
Holds control over trade between states
Holds control over trade between states
Levying Taxes
Could request to pay taxes
Could levy taxes on individuals
Passing Laws
9/13 majority
>50% majority
Sovereignty
Sovereignty resides in states
Constitution the supreme law of the land
Representation of States
Each state received 1 vote
Upper house with 2 votes; lower house based on population
Disputes between States
Complicated system of arbitration
Federal court system to handle disputes
Raising Army
Congress able to draft troops
Congress is able to raise army to deal w/military situations