Updated: 1/22/2021

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  • 1) We have not been given the funds to pay.
  • 2) Sorry sir but we can not just let you go without pay.
  • So to pay off their taxes the farmers had to sell their possessions and soon after they lost their land
  • Then a farmer named Danial Shay had enough of this problem
  • To try and put a stop to the problem of financial taxes he gathered up 5,000 or more farmers and merchantmen to go against the Massachusetts government.
  • Due to the constitution saying that the military couldn't help Danial and his men were left the grapple at the state of Militia