SHAYS

SHAYS

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  • Articles of confederation
  • In 1785 the Articles of confederation were passed. But there was one problem with them, there writing was not very strong.
  • Hello I am a farmer
  • There were farmers who had farms
  • Farmers often protested about taxes
  • NO MORE TAXES!
  • The first protest happened in 1786 at a country court in Northampton Massachusetts.
  • 4,000 people took part in the protests.they were known as shaysites, because a farmer named Daniel shay was leading the protests.
  • I am leading the protest!
  • Shay’s rebellion took place because the rich were making farmers paytaxes and debts.
  • Daniel shay was a war veteran that lived in Massachusetts.
  • The rebellion lasted from 1786 to 1787
  • You can pay taxes in farm goods instead of money.
  • Northhampton Massachusettscounty court
  • Sam Adams also tried to help by saying farmers could pay taxes in goods instead of money.
  • The us constitution was made as a result of shay’s rebellion.
  • Sam Adams help make the riot act that said the farmers could be jailed.
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