Daniel Shays rebellion

Daniel Shays rebellion

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  • 1783 End of The Revolutionary War
  • I dont have money
  • You have to pay your new taxes.
  • Government Attempts to pay the Soldiers
  • Have a loan for a one month pay to help you pay. Also a certificate that you can turn in later on for money
  • Thanks!
  • Taxes in Massachusetts
  • Why do we have to pay more than the soldiers do? we dont have a lot of money.
  • The problems Daniel Shays’ faced at the end of the war was that he could not pay the taxes on his land in Massachusetts because he was not paid for his services.
  • Protests August of 1786
  • STOP THIS
  • The government attempted to deal with the problem by giving them a loan that is a one month pay. Also they gave the soldiers a certificate that later on the soldiers could turn in for money.
  • January 26th, 1787
  • STOP
  • In Massachusetts farmers and farm hands had to pay any goods they bought with currency the soldiers did not have to do that.
  • The End Result of the Rebellion
  • IM GOING TO HIDE NOW
  • Daniel Shays and others decided to respond to the taxation issue by protesting. They kept protesting because no military or nothing was there to stop them. The federal government had found it difficult to set up a military force.
  • Daniel Shays and other leaders decided to take the protests further they took armory in springfield and massachusetts they used the weapons but they were shot my the military that was finally organized.
  • The Massachusetts government passed the Disqualification Act on February 16, 1787 The act attempted deal with the 4,000 rebels who had decided to take up arms against the state government. The 18 leaders were all sentenced to death and the rest of the followers paid nine pence.
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