The Constitutional Convention

The Constitutional Convention

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  • "They locked him up what are we gonna do?" ,son "Something needs to be changed." brother, we have no source of income they took my husband and our farm. wife
  • This government sucks mom we need to do something.
  • So I think we should get together as many people as we can, take a stand against the government.
  • Sounds like a great idea.
  • Good luck with changing the taxes.
  • This shall be changed.
  • The farmers are sick and tired of the government raising the taxes of their farms when they can barely raise their family.Many farmers are being locked in cells.
  • Stuff is starting to change.
  • Good job but we are not finished.
  • Daniel Shays and other farmers decide to take an act against the unfair ways of the government. They call this the Shays rebellion.
  • This is helping in all but we need to approach this different.
  • We need to tell Daniel Shays to have a talk with George Washington.
  • Daniel Shays and other farmers begin their rebellion by attacking the governments army in Massachusetts.
  • We have finally made a big change.
  • Yes we have we have scrapped the articles of confederation.
  • Daniel Shays and other farmers destroyed a building in Maryland to get rid of tax records.
  • People apart of the rebellion destroyed a courthouse in Virginia out of rage and frustration.
  • The rebels tell Daniel Shays that something else needs to be done and to get ahold George Washington. Daniels Shays tells George Washington what is going on and that something needs to be changed. George Washington reaches out to to come 70 people to go to a constitution convention that will change the government's abilities. Only 55 of the people showed up. 39 people signed that was enough to limit the powers of the government
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