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Articles of Confederation and Economic Policy

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How did the Articles of Confederation affect the power of the federal government to influence economic policy?

A

It stabilized relations between the federal and state governments since they were both allowed to tax.

B

It somewhat limited federal government power since the states could coin money but the federal government could regulate commerce.

C

It severely limited its power, as states were in control of both taxation and commerce.

D

All control of economic policy was given to the federal government.

E

It ensured that the federal government would be allowed to execute laws to protect civil rights.