Daily Bites of Articles of Confederation: #11 Appointing officers for Defense
PEARL LEONA STURGIS
·MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
The Patriots Daily Bites of American History , Articles of Confederation Series #11
Articles of Confederation
Appointing Officers for Defense:
other duties: Article 9 continued:
United States in congress assembled duties:
Appointing all officers of the naval forces; commissioning all officers of the land forces in the service of the United states excepting regimental officers (military units) Appointing all officers whatever in the service of the United States. Making rules for the government and regulation of the said land and naval forces; directing their operations. United States in Congress assembled shall have authority to appoint a committee to sit in the recess of congress to be denominated as “A Committee of the States” and to consent of one delegate from each State and to appoint such other committees and civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States under their direction. ---
To appoint one of their members to preside provided that no person be allowed to serve in the office of president more than one year in any term of three years; to ascertain the necessary sums of money to be raised for the service of the United States and to appropriate and apply the same to defray the public expenses; to borrow money or emit bills in the credit of the United States transmitting every half year to the respective States and account of the sums of money borrowed or emitted; to build and equip a navy and agree on the number of land forces; to make requisition for each State for its quota in proportion to the number of inhabitants in each State which requisition shall be binding.(to be continued)
To be Continued in the Next Daily Bites of History Series
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