Shay's Rebellion
Updated: 11/9/2018
Shay's Rebellion
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  • The Reason for our Government today. Shay's Rebellion-1786 Louis Cannon, Nov.5 2018, 2nd Period.
  • After the American Revolution, the United States was in a economic depression and people lost their jobs.
  • Farmers couldn't repay the debts they owed to others.
  • I don't have any money for you.
  • In the state of Massachusetts, they raised the taxes making it even harder for farmers. If a farmer cannot pay his taxes he might have his farm taken away or even jail time.
  • Due to the debt after the war you will have your farm taken and you will have possible in jailtime 
  • Daniel Shay led a rebellion against the Massachusetts government to stop them from taking farms.
  • Stop taking our land because you increasing our taxes!
  • The rebellion was stopped by a militia that was sent by the government...
  • Send men to Massachusetts to end the rebellion!
  • ...the problem from the rebellion wasn't the rebellion itself, but the showing of how weak the AOC was and our central government
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