in what ways was the early government under the articles of confederation tested?
The United States Confederate States (or only the Confederacy) is the state established by 11 southern states in the United States from 1861 to 1865. The American Civil War has been between the United States of Confederate States and the United States.
The Confederate States of America collapsed in 1865 when Robert E. Lee and Joseph Johnston surrendered with their armies. President Jefferson Davis was arrested by the Union forces on 10 May 1865 in Irwinsville, Georgia.