Shays' Rebellion was an armed uprising that took place in Massachusetts from 1786 to 1787. The rebellion was named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of the Revolutionary War and one of the rebel leaders. The rebellion started on August 29, 1786. It was precipitated by several factors: financial difficulties brought about by a post-war economic depression, a credit squeeze caused by a lack of hard currency, and fiscally harsh government policies instituted in 1785 to solve the state's debt…
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Seven super activities on the time period leading up to the Constitution. Activities on Shay's Rebellion, The Articles of Confederation, and the Federalist/Anti-Federalist Debate are all included. This packet assumes that you/your students have access to textbooks, handouts, and other informational material on the topics. These are activities to gain a higher level of understanding on what has already been taught and allow the students a chance to be creative and have some fun!
Shays’ Rebellion and the Articles of Confederation | John Cashon's Musings Think we need a small, weak government? Not everyone did. "After the Revolutionary War, the country went into a deep post-war depression. The States were threatening war with each other, and there were armed uprisings and riots across the land. Things eventually got so bad that the country was on the verge of a civil war."