4 edition of Shay"s rebellion found in the catalog.
|Statement||Robert A. Feer.|
|Series||Harvard dissertations in American history and political science|
|LC Classifications||F69 .F44 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 597 p.,  folded leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||597|
|LC Control Number||88007686|
Daniel Shays needed $12 and couldn’t get it. Shays was a Massachusetts farmer and Revolutionary War veteran who, like many of his fellow veterans, found himself broke and in debt after the war. Moreover, the state constitution Massachusetts adopted in was drafted mostly by businessmen who lived along the coast, and the state’s inland [ ]. This is the story of Shays’ Rebellion, which I contend is the most important falsified event in American history. It is a story of speculation in government bonds, political intrigue, propaganda, and systematic deception. But it is ultimately the story of John Hancock’s big toe. As recently as , only one historian knew that the event that is acknowledged as key political event in the.
The background of Shays's rebellion: a study of Massachusetts history by John Willard Hahn (, University of Wisconsin Press) Heritage from Hamilton by Broadus Mitchell (, Columbia University Press) - Page 26; A little rebellion by Marion Lena Starkey (, Knopf) - Page Shays ' Rebellion was an U.S. Constitutional Convention and according to historian Leonard L. Richards, "fundamentally altering the course of U.S. history."  Traditionally depicted as a revolt of poor farmers embittered by land seizures and bankruptcies, recent research into the lives of Shays Rebellion's participants suggests that Shaysites came from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
The nonfiction book Shays’ Rebellion written by Monroe Stearns is an excellent way to get facts about Daniel Shays’ main topic in this story is about Daniel Shays rebellion. The main problem in this book is that farmers are in extreme debt and can't pay it off. My opinion of this book . Shays' Rebellion was a rebellion in central and western Massachusetts (mainly Springfield) from to The rebellion is named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of the American Revolution who led the rebels, also known as "Shaysites" or "Regulators". Most of the Shaysites were poor farmers angered by their debt and could not pay their taxes, and they were afraid of going to jail or.
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Richards' book on the Shays's Rebellion (or the "Regulation", as the rebels referred to it) is absolutely first rate. Six stars. During the course of other research in the Massachusetts state archives, Richards came across a list of people who, upon participating in and losing the Shays Rebellion, had signed an oath of loyalty to the state of Massachusetts in order to be given by: 2.
Richards' book on the Shays's Rebellion (or the "Regulation", as the Shays rebellion book referred to it) is absolutely first rate. Six stars.
During the course of other research in the Massachusetts state archives, Richards came across a list of people who, upon participating in and losing the Shays Rebellion, had signed an oath of loyalty to the state of Massachusetts in order to be given clemency/5(26).
Shays's Rebellion, though seemingly a local affair, was the revolution that gave rise to modern American democracy. Leonard L. Richards is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Shays's Rebellion, –87, armed insurrection by farmers in W Massachusetts against the state government. Debt-ridden farmers, struck by the economic depression that followed the American Revolution, petitioned the state senate to issue paper money and to Shays rebellion book foreclosure of mortgages on their property and their own imprisonment for debt as a result of high land taxes.
Shays’ Rebellion was a series of violent attacks on courthouses and other government properties in Massachusetts that began in and led to a full-blown military confrontation in Shays's Rebellion book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the bitter winter ofDaniel Shays, a modest farme /5.
Shays' Rebellion has been a topic of historical debate for almost two hundred years. Ina year after the insurrection had ended, George Richards Minot wrote The History of the Insurrections in d in Boston as a lawyer, Minot served as clerk of the Massachusetts House during the Rebellion and personally deprecated Shaysite activity, calling for the punishment of leading.
Shays’s Rebellion, (August –February ), uprising in western Massachusetts in opposition to high taxes and stringent economic conditions. Armed bands forced the closing of several courts to prevent execution of foreclosures and debt processes. In September Daniel Shays and other local leaders led several hundred men in forcing the Supreme Court in Springfield to adjourn.
A masterful telling of a complicated story, Shays’s Rebellion is aimed at scholars and students of American history. Sign up for more information on JHUP Books.
Subscribe Now. Also Recommended. Bloodshed at Little Bighorn. The Caning of Charles Sumner. Charging Up San Juan Hill. The Webster-Hayne Debate. John Quincy Adams and the Gag Rule. Shays' rebellion, A short history of the "Shays' rebellion" in Massachusetts in the wake of the American Revolution, in which many poor farmers and war veterans attempt to shut down the state's courts in protest at the debt burden on veterans and high taxes on farmers.
In Augusttensions culminated in what is now known as Shays’ Rebellion, an uprising in Massachusetts that lasted until the summer of Led by Daniel Shays, the rebel “Shaysites” of Western Massachusetts tried to rise up against what they considered to be an oppressive tax system and political corruption.
Shays' Rebellion book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. After the Revolutionary War ended inMassachusetts raised taxes to /5(4).
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Shays’s Rebellion was “The American Revolution’s Final Battle.” Richards’ examination of the oaths of allegiance yields several important. insights. (1) The insurgents were primarily from Hampshire County in western.
Massachusetts, which “produced nearly half the insurgents” (p. 55). (2) The. In Shays's Rebellion: The American Revolution's Final Battle, Leonard Richards reveals that this perception is misleading, that the rebellion was much more widespread than previously thought, and that the participants and their supporters actually represented whole communities—the wealthy and the poor, the influential and the weak, even.
Archival Resources. American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA; Butler, William. The Hampshire Gazette. (Northampton, Mass., ) Forbes Library, Northampton, MA. Shays’ Rebellion was put down on Januwhen Lincoln’s army intercepted and defeated Shays and nearly Regulators as they attempted to seize the federal arsenal in Springfield.
Most of the captured rebels later took advantage of a general amnesty and surrendered, while Shays and a few other Regulators escaped and hid in Vermont.
Thomas Jefferson referred to it as the ‘little rebellion.’ Shays’ rebellion which occurred right after the American War of Independence is the famed domestic revolt of the peasant class.
It occurred largely due to the economic repercussions faced by the nation after the war, and also to retaliate against the unjust taxes levied on farmers.
Shays' Rebellion was the first major armed rebellion in the post-Revolution United States. Indebt-ridden Massachusetts farmers under the leadership of Daniel Shays began closing courts and releasing debtors from prison. The rebellion was soon crushed by organized military action by the state of Massachusetts, but illustrated some serious problems in the flegling republic.
Although Shays was eventually caught, he was pardoned in and chose to go into hiding. The US Constitution was established in as a result of Shays’ Rebellion and was presided over by George Washington. Its aim was to give government more structure and power, something that was lacking during the Rebellion.
Shays’ Rebellion Worksheets. LibraryThing Review User Review - antiquary - LibraryThing. A solid study of the rebellion focusing on the economic basis of the divergent interests of the eastern merchants (who needed hard currency for trade with Britain) and the westren subsistence farmers 4/5(1).RS# Shays’ Rebellion Article RS# Shays’ Rebellion Note-taking Sheet RS# Document A – Excerpts of Letters Written by George Washington in Response to Shays’ Rebellion RI Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and File Size: 1MB.Shays died in poverty and obscurity, but the rebellion he helped lead not only served as a example of radical patriotism, it resulted in some concrete reforms including, as Davis states, “the end of direct taxation, lowered court costs, and the exemption of workmen’s .