Daniel Shays and his followers protested the inflation and the taxation of their land and shut down the court houses
you can't take away our property!
Militia soldiers eventually had to put an end to the rebellion
On May 25, 1787 the constitutional convention got together in Pennsylvania
The meeting took place in secret to try to revise the articles of confederation.
The New Jersey plan allows all states to have an equal say in lawmaking and the legislative branch only has one house.
The Virginia plan allows congress 2 houses and the larger the states population, the more say they have in laws
There were 2 plans which had come up The Virginia plan and the New Jersey plan.
The articles of confederation were scraped and a compromise was purposed. The House of Representatives would represent the people and include representatives based on population. The senate representing the states and each state would have two senators.