Analyze The Causes And Effects Of Shays Rebellion

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BAby thesis!!!! Shays’ Rebellion was caused by the weakened national government. The Articles of Confederation did not have a strong national government therefore the yeoman farmers were in a lot of debt because of the post war recession. Since the yeoman farmers were unable to pay the debt the creditors took away the property the farmers owned. Shays’ Rebellion greatly alarmed politicians throughout the nation about the Articles. It brought 5 states together to attend the Annapolis Convention. The Annapolis Convention was a meeting to address the problems of the Articles. Which made the Articles Congress see that revisions to the Articles of Confederation were necessary. The Articles Congress agreed and called for the Philadelphia Convention
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