social studies project
Updated: 11/5/2018
social studies project
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  • SHAY"S REBELION comic by: ayden mitchell 5th
  • After the American Revolution, an economic Depression hit the United States. People lost their jobs and economic activity slowed down.
  • how can i afford to live here without a job
  • Farmers were greatly impacted by this depression. Many farmers were in a very difficult situation as they could not repay their debts.
  • give me the money you owe me
  • 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.
  • lets fight the taxes
  • The government of Massachusetts sent the militia to drive the farmers away and to send them back to their farms.
  • leave here or else
  •  Many Americans saw Shays' Rebellion as a sign that the Articles of Confederation did not work as an effective constitution for the United States of American.
  • is the articles of confederation realy as good as i thought
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