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.
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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