Which of the following statements best describes government under the Articles of Confederation? (A) The Confederation government established guidelines for settling the Northwest Territory and admitting the new states to the Union. (B) Because of the colonists’ experience with Great Britain, the Articles of Confederation had been written so that real power remained with the states. (C) States could not make treaties without Congress’s approval nor could the states pass laws that conflicted with treaties made by the central government. (D) The Confederation government was hampered in its ability to levy taxes. (E) Because of sectional interests, the central government could not agree on whether or not to set customs duties or how high the tariffs should be.

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