After the American Revolution, a lot of people lost their jobs.
Farmers were very impacted by the depression alot of farmers were in a very bad situation as they could not pay their debts.
To make it worse the 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.
In 1786 Daniel, Saratoga organized a rebellion 1,000 farmers helped in this rebellion they came to a courthouse to meat and prevented the state from taking farms from farmers who could not pay their taxes.
The government of Massachusetts sent the military troops to get the farmers away and to send them back to their farms