All over western Massachusetts, many people were discontent. The American Revolution had just ended and there was a huge debt to repay. The government thought that each state was responsible for paying the war debt after the Revolution. Many people thought that idea was unfair so they decided to rebel. Lead by Revolutionary veteran Daniel Shays, they marched to Springfield for their assault. This was called Shays' Rebellion.
Some of the causes of Shays Rebellion were:
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