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Shays' Rebellion was a militia uprising that occurred from 1786 to 1787. It was led by Daniel Shays and Henry Gale. This rebellion was very influential in the development of the Constitution.
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it was started by Daniel Shays who was a Farmer who might get his land taken away from him and the same with other farmers. They rebelled against the Congress. It all must have happened so fast.
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Shays rebellion caused Americas contenetal congress to write a new constitution that includes Sherman's Great Compromise that combined the Virginia plan and the New Jersey plan.
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Shays's rebellion is significant because he started a rebellion at the wrong time and this could have cause a collapse in government
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Shays' Rebellion was an armed uprising that took place in central and western Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787. The rebellion was named afterDaniel Shays, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War and one of the rebel leaders.The rebellion started on August 29, 1786. It was precipitated by several f…
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It occured to convince the need for a stronger national governent.
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Specifically, the four demands of Shays' rebellion were:1. freezing of debt collection (time of no collection so people could get back on their feet)2. capital move further west so it would be closer to all people3. end debtors' prison4. increase the supply of paper money so that there would be infl…
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Answer Pugachev's rebellion last from 1774-1775 He urged serfs to revolt, and they did, killing their landowners. It was significant because it was the most famous rebellion of the peasants and Catherine began to see what her favoring of the nobility did to the peasants of Russia.
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Started Shay's rebellion, which attempted to prevent the Massachusetts Supreme Court from convening. Shay's rebellion was a catalyst to the constitutional convention, since it showed that the government under the articles of confederation was too weak, since it couldn't send troops to stop the rebel…
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Daniel Shays (1747 - September 29, 1825). He is mostly known for leading a huge army of farmers in Shays' Rebellion, which was a revolt against the state government of Massachusetts from 1786-1787, and a big event in the early history of the United States. Little is known of his early life alth…
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Shays' Rebellion Farmers were unable to pay the debts and taxes on their farms and they were being taken away by the courts. Daniel Shays reasoned that his farm could not be taken away by the court if there was no court. He raised a militia and led an uprising. They started burning down the courts i…
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Shays Rebellion contributed to the movement for new constitution by raising the fear of anarchy and disorder among wealthy conservatives. The rebellion was an uprising from a former militia officer that broke out in western Massachusetts.
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It forced the realization that the Articles of Confederation were unworkable, and a Convention was called to draft the Constitution.
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Shays' Rebellion (1786) was an uprising by farmers against foreclosure on their farms. With the continuing money shortage from the Revolutionary War, many farmers could not earn enough to pay their debts and taxes. In Massachusetts, judges ordered farmers to sell their land and livestock to pay off…
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an armed uprising in western Massachusetts. the farmers and militia were concerned with financial issues. this is the time period when the constitution was being ratified for the bill of rights. the people were worried about the government's control. especially financially.
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It helped pave the path to the constitution because it showed how at first the people weren't being heard and then after Shays rebellion the government ended up giving tax relief. the above author is right about somethings, yes, it did pave the path to the constitution( along with many other reaso…
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After Shay's Rebellions the Second Continental Congress was held, to mend the Articles of Confederation. During the second Continental Congress, he 55 signers ended up scrapping the Articles and drafting a new form of government, the Constitution of the United States of America that we have today.
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Farmers in western Massachusetts resented the fact that the state's tax laws favored trade at the expense of farming. The state legislature was composed mostly of merchants from Boston and other shipping towns and cities. In 1786, farmers assembled in conventions and demanded that their property tax…
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Shay's Rebellion was in 1786
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The money shortage from the revolutionary war was particularly hard on farmers who could not earn enough to pay their debts and taxes. In Massachusetts, judges ordered farmers to sell their land and livestock to pay off their debts. Led by Daniel Shays, a hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill, Massachus…
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Shays rebellion was important because it showed that the centrol government was very weak and that taxes were to high ang the debts to heavy
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Yes, Daniel Shays led Shays' Rebellion. Because judges kept seizing farmer's land and putting the farmers in jail for not paying taxes.
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Shays' Rebellion The economy in the period following the American Revolution was extremely precarious. Due to the war, there was massive debt throughout the United States. Foreign investors who aided the Patriots during the war started to call in their debts and Congress had to borrow money simply t…
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Shays Rebellion was when farmers led by Daniel Shay were crushing becasue of debt and taxes
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Daniel Shays was an American soldier, farmer and a revolutionary. He participated in the American revolutionary war. He led an uprising known as 'Shays Rebellion' against oppressive tax policies and debt collection in Massachusetts in 1786-7.
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It helped them to see how unfair the rule about if you have debt. That time if you had debt they took your land away from you, and if you didn't repay it soon enough they put you in jail. How unfair is that!
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it changed people because they were angery
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Answer In Western Massachusetts.
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Epitomized all of the dysfunction of the Articles of Confederation and prompted the founding fathers to call the Constitutional Convetion to "revise" the Articles.
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taxes on whiskey
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It pointed out one the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the national government was unable to help Massachusetts when the governor called for national troops to put down the "rebellion." Farmers in western Massachusetts resented the fact that the state's tax laws favored trade at the …
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It ended 1787
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Yes, Daniel Shays was married.
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Shay's Rebellion was a response to difficult economic conditions and fiscal pressures. The uprising showed that there was a need for a strong central government.
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what is a rebellion
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Shay's Rebellion took place because Congress was taking away land from the farmers to sell it.
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It proved that the articles of confederation were weak.
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Shay's rebellion was an uprising that happened in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787. The uprising was lead by Daniel Shays in response to the harsh government policies that were used to rid the state of its financial problems.
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Many feel that Shay's Rebellion was justified. This was the colonists' way of taking a pro-active approach to lowering taxes that they felt to be unfair. Without representation in the British Parliament this was one way the colonists had to fight back.
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The impact of Shays Rebellion was to make it clear that the Articles of Confederation had failed. The Virginia Plan was also put into place seeking a strong central government.
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Shay's rebellion is remembered today because it shocked Congress into calling a Constitutional Convention and also showed how well the Articles of Confederation worked.
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what happened to the rebels in shays rebellion
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The Articles of Confederation required a 100% unanimous vote to make any action. While some people would vote to end the taxes and other problems causing such events as Shays' Rebellion, those who benefited from the taxes wouldn't. The vote wouldn't be unanimous, and no action would be taken.
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Under the Articles of the Confederation state governments had the majority of the power. When Daniel Shays raised the militia and started burning court houses the Commonwealth of Massachusetts lacked the necessary man power to put down any resistance. The federal government's hands were tied. They d…
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From 1917 until the 1990s, the various rebellions that erupted against the Soviet Union's official power-holders almost entirely failed to succeed for primarily one reason: the superior strength of Soviet counter-insurgency force -- military-, diplomacy-, and intelligence-oriented alike. It should b…
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Shays' Rebellion in 1786-1787 showed different things to different observers at the time -- and even now. At that time, an observer the likes of Thomas Jefferson was unaffected: he seemed to think that it represented an appropriate kind independence-mindedness among free peoples. For others, it demo…
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It illustrated the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
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They viewed it as a true rebellion against the new United States Government and used it as a reason to establish a peacetime army.
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yes,War causes debt in most cases, and after the American Revolutionary War, the new United States had to come up with a way to pay their debts to European countries. One decision that left many people in significant trouble was to increase land taxes on farmers, and this created tremendous difficul…
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Around 1786-1787
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Shay's rebellion was important because it showed that the central government was very weak and showed that there were too high taxes and heavy debts.
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The significance of domestic rebellions such as shay's rebellion was that they helped the American government start realizing what that had to change in the articles of confederation and it was the start to the redraft.
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Shay's Rebellion grew out of the fiscal practices of the state of Massachusetts. Following the war, a former Continental Army soldier, Daniel Shays, led a revolt against what he and other farmers believed was economic tyranny. The post war depression had hit farmers particularly hard, and many lost …
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It showed that the Articles of Confederation were not working. I'm 100% sure!
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because farmers rebelled and they went to a courthouse while the members of the congress had to call the Massachusetts militia because they thought the farmers would attack them.
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during the rebellion, the farmers were fighting the government and the government didn't like it, so they arrested the farmers and made them say a pledge to never do it again. the farmers agreed and they got released.
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After the war, in precisely 1791, the people in charge found out that they were horribly in debt. So Alexander Hamilton bugged and bugged George Washington to make a tax on distilled drinks and spirits, such as whiskey. He justified it as "more as a measure of social discipline than as a source of r…
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There was a revision to the Articales of Confederation that gave tax relief, which was followed by the Constitution.
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Shay's Rebellion eventually led many to agree that the country needed a strong federal government. Some who had been anti-federalists changed their minds and agreed that the Articles of Confederation need to be replaced with something stronger more definitive.
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Shay's Rebellion was an uprising consisting of farmers who were being taxed and could not pay back debts.
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By rebelling, he and his followers showed the world how weak it was.Since the government was unable to stop the rebellion it showed the people how weak the government was.
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That congress, or The gov't, could not raise an army to "suppress insurrections." They could not really do anything at all. For example, they could make laws, but couldn't enforce them.
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a new constitution
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The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against a tax on distilled spirits to pay off the war debt. Shay's Rebellion was an actual attempt to overthrow the government, beginning in Massachusetts. Shay and his followers were upset about the seizure of their lands and bankruptcies caused by, what they tho…
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Shays' Rebellion Farmers were unable to pay the debts and taxes on their farms and they were being taken away by the courts. Daniel Shays reasoned that his farm could not be taken away by the court if there was no court. He raised a militia and led an uprising. They started burning down the courts i…
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The Shays' Rebellion in Massachusetts was named after its leader Daniel Shays. The rebellion was due to the economic crisis and financial difficulties.
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weakness in the articles of confederation
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It was the farm owners who rebelled in Shays' Rebellion. The rebellion occurred in Massachusetts and was led by Daniel Shays. Another prominent leader of the rebellion was Luke Day.
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Shays rebelled
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i wish i knew hi; i think he made the state stop making taxes or something.
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High taxes and judgments for dets
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Shay's Rebellion was fought over the idea that the central government within the Articles of Confederation was to weak.
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The cause was that the government was taking away farmers land because they could not pay their dept. The rebellion scared the government and they stopped taking away farmers properties.
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Shays rebellion caused Americas contenetal congress to write a new constitution that includes Sherman's Great Compromise that combined the Virginia plan and the New Jersey plan.
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Daniel Shays ( 1747-1825) organized a rebellion against the colonial government of Massachusetts in 1786 in protest of their failure to pay him for his military service. I would not rank him as very important, but people still remember the name .so maybe he is more important than I think.
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This event occurred in Massachusetts, in the Springfield area. Farmers in western Massachusetts resented the fact that the state's tax laws favored trade at the expense of farming. The state legislature was composed mostly of merchants from Boston and other shipping towns and cities. In 1786, farme…
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The central government did not provide troops to quell the rebellion.
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No. Shays' Rebellion took place from 1786 to 1787, and resulted from the inability of farmers in Massachusetts to pay their debts. To prevent foreclosures, they formed an armed group to oppose the Massachusetts judiciary.
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Unrest among Mass farmers' taxes. Farmers, including Daniel Shays who was the leader of this revolt, were unhappy with how the state dealt with them; there were too many taxes the farmers were unable to pay and the government thus seized their land.
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They were scared that when they didnt have taxe money, they wound go to jail
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Shayâ??s Rebellion began as a series of protests by farmers against their state and local government then turned bloody. Objecting to state enforcements of tax and credit debt collections, protests arose in states from New Hampshire to South Carolina with the rebellion in Massachusetts being the mo…
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The issue of unnecessary taxation without representation was one of the key issues being Shay's Rebellion. The rebellion took place in western Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787.
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The Articles of Confederation made it so the government was taking away the land of farmers. This made them very angry and they revolted.
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It indicated that a strong, constitutionally designed national government was needed to protect property and maintain order. As an alternative view it must be noted. The chief concerns of the new American nation with regards to forming a central government were to ensure that the States would not b…
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no, it was only daniel shays, the farmer who tried to overthrow the government during the 1800 because he was mad.
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showed that the government was not able to prepare without an army-nj
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Daniel Shays was an angry farmer who led a rebellion of other angry farmers against the government in Massachusetts in 1786.This was one impetus for the establishment of a federal army by way of the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
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Daniel Shays was a farmer and former soldier who had his land taken away by the government because he couldn't pay his debts. He was mad and got a group of other mad farmers/some of which were former soldiers and started a rebellion in Massachusetts that lasted between 1786-1787.
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