What was the incident that helped speed the movement towards revising the Articles of Confederation?  

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From the tag that you have on here, it appears that you already know what the incident was that helped move the US towards ditching the Articles of Confederation and making a new constitution.

I see that you have tagged this with Shays's Rebellion.  That is the incident that is...

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From the tag that you have on here, it appears that you already know what the incident was that helped move the US towards ditching the Articles of Confederation and making a new constitution.

I see that you have tagged this with Shays's Rebellion.  That is the incident that is most commonly seen as leading to the writing of the Constitution.

The idea here is that the Rebellion made richer Americans, especially, worried about the weakness of the national government.  They thought that the states had too much power, leading them to give too much power to the people.  They thought that a stronger national government would be less likely to give in to the demands of the farmers and poorer people.

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