Shay's Rebellion:

Who: indebted farmer/ veteran of the Revolution

What: revolt against the Confederation government

When: 1786-1787

Where: Massachusetts

Why was this significant?: result of hyperinflation; out of the rebellion grew a severe fear of anarchy -> Convention in Philadelphia; Articles of Confederation were weak because they could not ensure ORDER and needed to be revised; Washington - faction between the federalists and anti-federalists