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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Daniel Shays, a farmer and Revolutionary War veteran, led other farmers to revolt. Shays and 1,200 followers demanded relief from various taxes and debts. In January 1786, with the use of force, rebels stopped the Supreme Court of Massachusetts from meeting. Within two months, the farmers were defeated in a clash with state militia. This ended their rebellion.

James Yeager, Tactical Response CEO, Apologizes For Saying He Would Kill People - You threatened the Federal Government & you should be tried for treason. POTUS Obama was duly elected by WethePeople. You're so ignorant you haven't studied Shay's Rebellion. You don't arm yourself and cause action against a duly elected Government/Representatives. Thomas Jefferson and George Washington backed the take down of Shay's Rebellion, James, you ignorant coward.

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