Shays' Rebellion

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Shays’ Rebellion

armed insurrection by Massachusetts farmers against the state government (1786). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2495]
See: Riot
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It was held with the background of Shay's Rebellion still in the minds of the delegates, who were certainly more than having just an awareness of the Massachusetts State Constitution.
Indebted farmers physically disabled the repayment machinery in many states, most famously in Shay's Rebellion in Massachusetts.
He chooses to focus on 29 topics from colonial times to the end of the 19th century, examples of which include images of Native Americans, Anne Hutchinson, the Boston Massacre, women in the American Revolution, Shay's Rebellion, the Barbary pirates, the Monroe Doctrine, the Mexican-American War, Dred Scott, African Americans during Reconstruction, Andrew Carnegie and the Homestead strike, the McKinley assassination, and the Philippine-American War.
In Stories, Zinn proposes other tales, tales from the standpoint of ordinary soldiers in the Mexican War, or in Shay's Rebellion shortly after the American Revolutionary War.
The leaders of Shay's Rebellion (1786) had joined the Masons during the Revolutionary War; during the Rebellion itself, Daniel Shay and fellow Regulators Elijah and Luke Day attended a Masonic meeting together.
With varying success Wallach argues that the discourse of youth and generations influenced Shay's rebellion (young men defending a revolution most had not fought) and complemented the Republican Mother ideology.
For example, he compares agrarian protest in Jack Cade's rebellion to Shay's Rebellion, the eighteenth-century agrarian protest in western Massachusetts, and, more predictably but no less ironically, Othello to Clarence Thomas.
NEW YORK -- Written in early 2007, Why Obama Will Win in 2008 & 2012 is a study of American business and political cycles since the great deflation of agricultural commodities following the Revolutionary War and Shay's Rebellion of the 1790s.
Drury mentioned in the diary, which she believed might have been a Grafton patriot who was involved at Shay's Rebellion.
Included in the 48 conflicts discussed are all of the commonly known conflicts, as well as Shay's Rebellion and the Whiskey Rebellion, the Texas War of Independence, Indian wars in the Pacific Northwest and California, the Boxer Rebellion, US interventions in Nicaragua and Panama, US interventions in Lebanon, and US intervention in the Somali Civil War, to cite just a few.