On this day: Shays’ Rebellion was thwarted – National Constitution Center

On this day in 1787, Shays’ rebellion effectively ended in Springfield, Mass., when its forces failed to capture a federal armory. The uprising was one of the major influences in the calling of a Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

Source: On this day: Shays’ Rebellion was thwarted – National Constitution Center

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