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Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and Shays Rebellion - Free US History I Video

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We the People (almost): Seven activities leading up to the Constitution

Seven super activities on the time period leading up to the Constitution. Activities on Shay's Rebellion, The Articles of Confederation, and the Federalist/Anti-Federalist Debate are all included. This packet assumes that you/your students have access to textbooks, handouts, and other informational material on the topics. These are activities to gain a higher level of understanding on what has already been taught and allow the students a chance to be creative and have some fun!


Articles of Confederation, Shays rebellion and Constitutional Convention


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…


Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and Shays Rebellion - US History I Video


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