James Kirby Martin is the author to the article “A ‘Most Undisciplined, Profligate Crew” which he presented in a chronologically order to show us how this situation develop out. Officers created a protest influencing if the government had forgot about their principles that governed the cause.This protest caused for the officers send a message but an unclear message about either they really wanted luxurious things, or they really needed improvement in their basic needs such as food and clothes. This all happened in a time where the United States of America was barely coming about and forming, because not all what figured out and was still learning to walk without England’s control or assistance. During this time the officers protest became noticeable therefore General George Washington tried to sweet talk the officers out of the protest. The general didn’t have any worries about food or clothes, therefore he was blind in all the things that others did not get. Principlesthat he must had forgotten because soldiers had need as well, but never saw them because he had everything possible at his fingertips.Within the government of New Jersey preference, they decided to give in and do something about it. They came up with a plan to grant the protesting soldiers what they were requesting, so all sides would be happy with the compromise.