Shays's Rebellion

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Describe the causes, events, and consequences of Shays' rebellion from the perspective of someone who will become an Anti-Federalist. Use specific arguments that will be brought up in the discussion...

Describe the causes, events, and consequences of Shays' rebellion from the perspective of someone who will become an Anti-Federalist. Use specific arguments that will be brought up in the discussion of the ratification of the Constitution.

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Shays' Rebellion occurred in central and western Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787. The farmers in these areas were upset that they were losing their farms and being put in jail because they couldn’t pay their debts. In Massachusetts, the government didn’t forgive the debts or print more money to help the farmers who were struggling to pay their debts. The farmers felt that high taxes and a lack of helpful actions by the government caused them to lose their farms. As a result,...

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