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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!


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