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US History. Shay's Rebellion and NW Ordinance

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´╗┐Shay's Rebellion Farmers suffered from high debt as they start new farms. ?Unlike many other state legislatures in the 1780s, the Massachusetts government didn't respond to the economic crisis by passing PRO-DEBTOR LAWS (like forgiving debt and printing more PAPER MONEY).? This caused local sheriffs to seize many farms and farmers who couldn't pay their debts and were put in prison. ...read more.

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Leadership of Daniel Shays, a former captain in the Continental Army. Governor of Massachusetts organized a military force funded by eastern merchants to confront rebels. They crushed the movement in t1786-1787 as the Shaysites quickly fell apart when faced with a strong army organized by the state. The rebellion disintegrated quickly, but the underlying social forces which propelled the action remained. ...read more.

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All territories west of Ohio owned by the US. Virginia, pennsylvania and all northwest territories fight for it. Ordinance agreed by everyone. Thomas Jefferson : our territory would be free of slavery, it would be free entrance to college, libraries, etc. , if 60000 of back wood inhabitants got together and agreed on boundaries, they can petition congress to become a state. If its a yes, they get admitted into the union. ...read more.

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