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Shays' Rebellion & the Making of a Nation: From Revolution to Constitution

Shays' Rebellion & the Making of a Nation: From Revolution to Constitution

The Shays' Rebellion & the Making of a Nation: From Revolution to Constitution website was created by Springfield Technical Community College in partnership with the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association (PVMA) using funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  The website provides an opportunity for 21st century Americans to better understand the nature of the U.S. Constitution and how it came to be by providing a digitally interactive window into the pivotal period from the end of the Revolution up to the creation of the Constitution, a forgotten but crucial period in the nation's founding when the survival of the republican experiment was neither foreordained, nor assured. Shays' Rebellion occurred on the site of the Springfield Armory, established in 1777 as the... Show More
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