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The Congress negotiated with foreign nations, established a postal system, borrowed money to support the army, and printed currency known as "continentals." However, the government's poor finances led to the expression "not worth a continental." Since the Continental Congress lacked any formal constitution,

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The Continental Congress had NO authority to raise money by collecting taxes.

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Why did the continental congress have raising money?

The Congress negotiated with foreign nations, established a postal system, borrowed money to support the army, and printed currency known as "continentals." However, the government's poor finances led to the expression "not worth a continental." Since the Continental Congress lacked any formal constitution,


Why did the continental congress have trouble raising money for the American side?

because the American government was the only ones who had money. and why they had to borrowed it was because the independence war had a large debt on them.


What provided most of the money raised by the continental congress for the revolution?

the printing of paper money by Congress and the states


What was the currency authorized by Congress to finance the Revolution and depreciated to near worthlessness?

"continental" paper money "continental" paper money


What did the congress print to supply the Continental Army?

Money.


Why was it necessary for the second continental Congress to print it's own money?

The second continental congress printed its own money to pay for guns, food, and uniforms for soldiers.


What the first money printed by Congress called?

A Continental.


Who did the continental congress ask to provied troops money?

France


How did the continental congress raise money to go to war with Britain?

The first continental Congress Decided To boycott all British goods.


What of the following is a disadvantage of owning a sole proprietorship?

May have difficulty raising money for business operations


What was the difference between money issued by colonies and money issued by the continental congress?

Other colonies have money.


What was the difference between money issues by colonies and money issued by the continental congress?

Other colonies have money.