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Shays' Rebellion: The True Story of America's First Resistance
The story of the Shays Rebellion begins in outrage, as Governor Bowdoin and the merchant elites in Boston pass steep taxes and austerity measures that drive farmers off their land starting in the spring of 1786. The farmers resent the crushing taxes that blatantly favor the rich. Shays organized meetings, and like their revolutionary forefathers, wrote petitions that beg f ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2019 by Lyons Press
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