Articles of Confederation
noun (used with a plural verb)
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
British Dictionary definitions for articles of confederation
Cultural definitions for articles of confederation
An agreement among the thirteen original states, approved in 1781, that provided a loose federal government before the present Constitution went into effect in 1789. There was no chief executive or judiciary, and the legislature of the Confederation had no authority to collect taxes.