United States History

The Articles of Confederation

(A) were ratified by 9 of the 13 states and then became law
(B) fixed the amount of the Revolutionary War debt Congress would have to repay
(C) did not provide for an executive or judicial branch of the national government
(D) established a strong central authority over the individual states
(E) apportioned representation of each state according to its population
  1. Correct Answer: C


    The Articles could not fix the debt because they were written during the war. They were ratified by all the states. They did not establish a strong central authority or provide for proportional representation.

Test ID: 1544
Source: SAT Practice Test