Analyze The Causes Of Daniel Shays Rebellion

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In 1786, Daniel Shays, like other farmers, was with his inability to pay high debts. So, out of anger, formed a group of farmers who were frustrated too. The national government didn’t have a right or means to raise any army, so the governor of Massachusett formed an army on his own. New laws were drafted, which offered welcome relief to all of the debtors. But in the end, the rebellion helped highlight issues with the articles of confederation.
In November, 1785, Massachusetts General Court rejects the proposal for paper money. A few days later, they reject proposed tender law. Instead, the government insists paying war bonds at par. Taxes increase, rather than personality. Then, in May, the Massachusetts legislature meets at Boston.
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