SAT Subject US History Practice Question 27: Answer and Explanation
3. All the following were direct or indirect consequences of the Articles of Confederation EXCEPT:
A. The United States acquired a large war debt.
B. The states gave up individual claims to lands outside their borders east of the Mississippi.
C. The Northwest Territory was divided into smaller territories, each with its own governor.
D. An economic depression hit the United States in 1784.
E. Daniel Shays led a farmers' rebellion in Massachusetts.
Correct Answer: A
The Articles of Confederation did not affect the amount of money the war cost.