Chapter 3 Lesson 1

A New Government by Tatum Gossin

Articles Of Confederation

Weaknesses

  • No National Court System
  • States had too much power
  • Each state had their own money
  • Each state had their own money
  • Couldn't tax the people
Strengths

  • Ordinance of 1785
  • Northwest Ordinance

Shay's Rebellion

Shay's Rebellion was lead by a farmer by the name of Daniel Shay. Shay was a farmer who fought in the Revolutionary War. When he came back he was loosing his farm because of debt. He and many other farmers led an attack on a federal arsenal. The government did stop the group but the Rebellion sent them a wake up call.