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Unformatted text preview: together. Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation Shay's Rebellion- Happened in western Massachusetts in 1786 lead by Shay and fought by farmers that were war veterans over losing their land to mortgage foreclosures. This was in direct response to mismanagement of the government on the people. Great Compromise- This was a compromise that gave the larger states representation by population in the House and the smaller states equal representation in the Senate. This only solved the representation issue for a short time until apportionment came about. 3/5 Compromise- This was drawn up in 1785 and referred to the representation of slaves. This act made it so that they counted as 3/5 of a person in terms of taxes and representations....
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- Spring '09
- US History