What caused the Articles of Confederation to fail?

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  1. Wry Catcher
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    Why did our young nation determine the Articles of Confederaton were ineffective?
     
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    er... because you can't have multiple centers of competing power and remain a cohesive entity.
     
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    Maybe one day the EU will figure that out.
     

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