Reasons For Shay's Rebellion

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The actions of the members of Shay’s Rebellion were totally justified. The members were mad because the government was taking their land. As well as imprisoning them if they could not pay the amount of money needed. Shay, the leader of the rebellion, would have to sell a very special item to pay his part of the debt. That item would be a sword Marquis de Lafayette gave him. Many of the members were farmers who had their farms taking away. With not being able to provide for their families they held multiple meetings. As well as many riots protesting what the government was doing to raise money. The rebels tried the legal way to make the government stop. They tried potions, conventions, and sent letters to the government. When that didn’t work

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