Deficiencies of the Articles of Confederation
No separate executive branch to carry out the laws of Congress
No national judiciary to handle offenses against the central government’s laws or to settle disputes between states
Congress did not have the power to levy taxes
Congress could not regulate interstate and foreign commerce
The states as well as Congress had the power to coin money, no national currency
Congress could not support an army or navy and was dependent on state...
While many environmental disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and at times wildfires, lie beyond human control, hazardous waste catastrophes are caused by people. The first significant case concerning toxic waste disposal and exposure, corporate and civic responsibilities and liabilities, and significant governmental policies and responses to such emergencies occurred in the Love Canal Hazardous Waste Disaster.
In these two lessons the students will analyze and assess the origins and development of...