Shays Rebellion By: Marissa Ortiz
Updated: 11/6/2018
Shays Rebellion By: Marissa Ortiz
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  • After the war, US was in lots of debt. People lost jobs, and were poor. The economy was at a very low state. 
  • Shays Schism August 31, 1786 – June 1787
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  • The farmers were mainly impacted because they were in hard situations and could not pay their debts.
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  • Since Massachusetts raised taxes, farmers who didn't pay their taxes would be thrown in jail.
  • In 1786, Daniel Shays, 1,000 farmers took part in this rebellion. They gathered near a courthouse and prevented the state from taking farms from farmers who could not pay their taxes.
  • The government sent a militia to scare the rebellion away.
  • Articles of Confederation
  • Shays' Rebellion as a sign that the Articles of Confederation did not work as an effective constitution for the United States of American.
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