shays rebellion

shays rebellion

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  • voting
  • No .2
  • I'm here to vote .1
  • Do you own land? .2
  • What can I help you with? .1
  • Sorry, you cannot vote!
  • me too,1
  • I don't either .2
  • state debts
  • We have debts we need to pay off, so that's why we are raising taxes. Once everyone pays taxes then we will have money to pay off our debts
  • Okay, but i'm already a poor farmer and to take care of my family I have to pay more for the things we need and for what we have and own
  • Shay's Plan
  • we need a plan
  • If you did not own land then you could not vote! The only way you could vote is if you were a land owning man
  • September 29th, 1786
  • They marched onto the debtors courts so they couldn't send debtors to jail.
  • The states had debts to pay. The states started taxing ans raising tax to get the money they needed to pay their debts off.
  • Massachusetts Legislature
  • We are going to raise taxes
  • Daniel Shay was an american soldier. He was the leader for Shay's rebellion. He was against tax policies and so he formed a plan. He was going to mount an attack and overrun the new federal arsenal at Springfield. He needed a new plan because they were facing an organized militia.
  • type of credit
  • I need money but i'll pay for it later.
  • On September 29th, 1786 one thousand men came out of the wilderness and marched on the debtors courts, they had swords, muskets,guns, clubs, and whatever that was convenient or available for them.
  • The Massachusetts legislature raised taxes and required that they pay in money.
  • long-term credit, farmers borrowed money when they needed it and payed for it later
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