The goverment is to weak, no one will give tax. We are broke!
It is the new currency, the paper dollar. The government has ran out of silver and gold. 40 paper dollars are equal to one silver dollar
What is all of those paper strips in that bag?
It is Mine!!!!
This land is mine!!
The government went broke because taxes were not mandatory, so barely any one payed them.
My land Now.
The inflation rate skyrocketed because of debt. They had to start making paper money. It was 40 paper dollars to one silver dollar.
I am sorry Mister Jefferson ,but I am already selling to the state of virgina
There was land disputes between the states which loosened their connections.
So..., about those taxes...
uhhhh, sure, who needs those stupid taxes anyways
The land disputes escalated into quarrels which in some rare cases, turned violent.
Since each state had it's own diffrent trade regulations, it was hard for foriegn countrys to trade with america. Also, the other countrys did not trust the states because the confederation had no power to hold agreements
The farmers of Massachusetts were hurt by inflation so they could not pay their mortgages. They fell into debt, but they did not want to go to prison, so the farmers rioted. It was called "Shays Rebelion" because it was lead by former revolution captain, Daniel Shays.