Farmers were greatly impacted by this depression Many farmers were in a very difficult situation as they could not repay their debt
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.
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 the state from taking farmers
go back to your farms
The government of Massachusetts sent the militia to drive the farmers away and to send them back to their farms.
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