The same legislation that these states used to wipe out the Revolutionary debt to patriots was used to pay off promised veteran pensions.
Comparing them can give us insight into what the Framers found important inand what they changed their minds on by It was never formally considered. Virtuous citizens had to be strong defenders of liberty and challenge corruption and greed in government.
The southern states did not approve of this because there were a larger number of slaves in the south.
A state withholding troops would be charged for them, plus a penalty. Under the Articles of Confederation, Congress lacked the power to raise revenue through direct taxation of US inhabitants. Northwest Ordinance of The Congress of the Confederation enacted the Northwest Ordinance in to provide for administration of the territories and set rules for admission as a state.
Congress decided that they needed a firm government to organize the states as a whole.