The Articles of Confederation was the first formal constitution of the United States of America. Barbara Allen provides a discussion of the document in CSF’s online Federalism in America: An Encyclopedia.
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The Center for the Study of Federalism is a nonpartisan, interdisciplinary research and education institution dedicated to supporting and advancing scholarship and public understanding of federal theories, principles, institutions, and processes as practical means of organizing power in free societies. Among other things, the Center publishes Publius: The Journal of Federalism and provides grants for scholarly research on federalism.