Essays Tagged: "Shays Rebellion"

The Constitution of the USA

people who don't compensate them. Three, to ensure domestic tranquillity, or prevent events such as Shays Rebellion. Four, to provide common defense or to protect the nation from adversaries such Indi ...

(10 pages) 437 3 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Shay's Rebellion and the Modern Militia

n and as of April of 1995 15,000 people in 40 states are associated with the militia (Karl, 12).The Shaysites, Whisky Rebels, and modern militia all have attempted to reform the government. Besides th ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Daniel Shays Rebellion

Shay's RebellionShays' Rebellion was the clash between farmers and merchants that tested the uncertain institutions ... ere a variety of paper monies in circulation, but not much was honored at face value.Captain Daniel Shays a veteran of the Revolution. He was born in Hopkinton. Mass., in 1747 and died in Sparta, New ... his presidency. Only two men, John Bly and Charles Rose were hung for their part in the Rebellion. Shays' Rebellion was over, but now there needed to be some changes made that would rectify what had ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The article of confederation did not provide the US with an effective government during years 1781 to 1789. Explain?

gan to assert their own power against ineffective and unfair government created by the Articles. In Shays' Rebellion, Massachusetts's farmers rebelled against a state legislature that seemed no differ ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Shays rebellion

and would not be released until their debts were paid. As a result, an uprising publicly known as "Shays's Rebellion" fired within the depths of Western Massachusetts. Lead by Revolutionary War veter ... weapons. Their attempts resulted in three casualties in the rebel's cause, and marked the ending of Shays's Rebellion. The rebels were captured, including Shays, and were sentenced to death for treaso ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What happened at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and why was it significant

know how to fix things. "The year 1789 was the low point of the Critical Period. It was the year of Shays' Rebellion, the year of John Jay's proposed treaty with Spain, and a year in which the depress ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Constitution Idealogy

e itself. Common Sense, the idea of independence is for not only the government but also the people.Shays Rebellion (1786)In Shays Rebellion, Daniel Shay wanted to prove some points. After the Revolut ... the states. The people had the power to make the state change its taxes.The Constitution supported Shays Rebellion because of a couple of Amendments. The first Amendment gave Shay the freedom of asse ...

(9 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History of Westminster, MA

shops to provide other necessities for the town.The community also took a moderate position during Shays Rebellion, recommending the release of insurgents who has been captured but registering its op ...

(3 pages) 15 1 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Articles of Confederation

astly, no judicial system was implemented to enforce the laws and therefore allowed rebellions like Shays Rebellion. Therefore the Articles of Confederation did nothing to help raise the economic stat ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History