The Articles of Confederation as the first "constitution" for the U.S.This constitution gave more power the the states than than tothe federal government
Shay's Rebellion was made of a group of angry farmers who did not like the new taxes that they were being forced to pay
The rebellion was defeated by state troops in January 1787. The Shay Rebellion led Americans to admit the Articles of Confederation failed to protect the ideals of liberty. This encouraged more Americans to begin calling for a stronger central government.
The U.S. Constitution replaced the Articles of Confederation in 1787