shay's Rebellion
Updated: 11/9/2018
shay's Rebellion
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  • Shay's Rebellion 1786 Chanelle Buster November 5, 2018 2nd period 
  • will do any work to get myself and my wife out of debt
  • their debt
  • difficult situation as they could not pay
  • farmer were greatly impacted by this depression many farmers were very
  • tax collector
  • no taxes paid no farm your going to jail
  • no, please!!
  • To make matters even worse, the state of Massachusetts raised taxes. If farmers in Massachusetts could not pay his taxes, the state threatened to take his farm or throw the farmer in jail.
  • Daniel Shays
  • Since, you like to collect unfair taxes lets see how you will like a rebellion of a 1,000 farmers.
  • the state from taking farms from farmers who could not pay their taxes.
  • In 1786, Daniel Shays, a former Patriot soldier who fought at Bunker Hill and Saratoga, organized a rebellion. 1,000 farmers took part in this rebellion. They gathered near a courthouse and prevented
  • End this rebellion now!!
  • yes sir!!!
  • The government of Massachusetts sent the militia to drive the farmers away and to send them back to their farms.
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Maybe that Daniel Shays person was on to something.
  • Many Americans saw 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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