Shays

Events

Intolerable Acts

1774

punish the American colonists for the Boston Tea Party and other protests

General gage

1775

Ordered to destroy colonist weapons

American Revolution

1776

The Declaration of Independence

Battle of saratoga

1777

Part of the revolutionary war

treaty of amity

1778

France and America concluded an alliance by signing two treaties

Battle of Yorktown

1781

A very important Baylor during the revolution

Treaty of Paris

1783

A treaty with Paris from the Americas

Shays Rebellion

1786

Shays led an armed rebellion in Springfield, Massachusetts to protest what he perceived as the unjust economic policies and political corruption of the Massachusetts state legislature

Ratification of the constitution

1789

Congress turned the Constitution over to the state legislatures for consideration through specially elected state conventions of the people.