Shays's Rebellion

Leonard L. Richards provides a clear picture of Shays's Rebellion, capturing the spirit of the insurgency, the reasons for the revolt, and its long-term impact on the participants, the state of Massachusetts, and the nation as a whole. Shays's Rebellion, though seemingly a local affair, was the revolution that gave rise to modern American democracy.

Shays's Rebellion
The American Revolution's Final Battle

Leonard L. Richards

2002 | 216 pages | Cloth $24.95 | Paper $21.95
American History
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Table of Contents

Preface
Prologue
1. Defiance
2. Crackdown
3. Oath Takers and Leaders
4. The Revolutionary Government and Its Beneficiaries
5. Banner Towns and Core Families
6. Reverberations
7. Climax
Notes
Index