Fast i have to finish by 9: i only need the first paragraph. your commander, lieutenant major reginald brighton, wants a full report on what is happening in the united states. specifically, he needs information on the articles of confederation, and he wants to know why a stronger government is necessary for the country to survive. in your confidential letter of at least two paragraphs, be sure to include the following elements: a formal tone used for writing, as you are addressing your commander a heading or title including a date and greeting to the commander (for example, “confidential letter, december 1786.”) first paragraph: an explanation of the powers that congress has under the articles of confederation a list of the strengths of the new government under the articles of confederation a list of the weaknesses of the new government under the articles of confederation examples of how people have reacted to the new government second paragraph: an explanation of why a new, stronger government is necessary if you do well, your commander may reward you with a promotion. after all, your mission is for the glory of great britain, which was humiliated by its defeat in the revolutionary war. the commander is detail oriented and will want as many facts as possible.