Today In History- March 1

Today In History- March 1

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The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation.

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Continental Congress proclaims new government with Articles of Confederation.

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

At the close of the American Revolution, on Mar. 1, 1781, the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, the first governing document of the United States.  Among other stipulations, the document assured "a plan of confederacy for securing the freedom, sovereignty, and independence of the United States."

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