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Both were the official government of the united states both were the laws of the united states government both called the nation the united states of america. Before the constitutionthere was the articles of confederation — in effect, the first constitution of the united states drafted in 1777 by the same continental. The articles of confederation, formally the articles of confederation and perpetual union, was an agreement among the 13 original states of the united states of america that summary of the purpose and content of each of the 13 articles. [us constitution, article i, section 3, clause 1] as was practiced under the articles of confederation and assumed in william paterson's new jersey plan a particular concern for senators whose role would include review of foreign treaties.Download