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Ottawa Herald Newspaper Archives May 24 1986, Page 5

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Ottawa Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1986, Ottawa, Kansas The meeting at Annapolis the Annapolis convention was held at Manns the state of Maryland did not Send something had to be done about our weak Maryland and Virginia were the first states to try to work out some of the these states sent delegates to a meeting at mount Vernon in this meeting led to another one held in one year All of the 13 states were invited to Only nine accepted Only five sent delegates who arrived on the 12 delegates took a very important they sent a Strong message to the Congress and to the Alexander Hamilton of new York played an important role at the Annapolis he wanted a Strong Central other states that another meeting should be held the next Congress finally saying that the Only purpose should be to rewrite the articles of the meeting in Philadelphia did much it created a whole new and stronger it wrote the the states sending delegates to Annapolis in september 1786 Virginia new York new Jersey Delaware Pennsylvania the advisory Board for the mini Page Constitution issues includes Wynell Gray Leslie educational the National archives Ann special projects county Public schools Sheila project 87 Mary educational mount Vernon ladies association Roger senior specialist in american government at the Library of Congress and Gregory Stiverson of the Maryland office of the Bicentennial of the Constitution Shays rebellion four men were killed in the attack led by Daniel Shays in Daniel Shays of Massachusetts had been a Captain in the revolutionary in he was about to lose his he was very much in Shays wanted to shut Down the courts so that the judge could not hear the Case against him and take away his like Many poor he also wanted the state to print More Money so he could pay his he took the Law into his own in february he led a group of about men to an Arsenal where weapons Are kept in they wanted to capture the weapons that were he was not successful in his it was not a Long lasting but it frightened Many they were afraid that armed mobs might try to take Over the from the mini Page by Betty Debnam 1986 Universal press Syndicate mini spy see if you can find Carrot word mini Clam plate sausage ice skate a medal Glass Bullet pistol Tepee firecracker Rookie cookies recipe baked pork chops youll need 4 pork chops 4 onion slices 4 Tablespoons uncooked Rice one 1pound can whole tomatoes what to do place pork chops in baking place i slice onion and 1 Tablespoon Rice on each pour tomatoes Over the bake at 350 degrees for 90 serves i distinguished achievements awards Winner readers 1986 by Universal press Syndicate by Betty Debnam from the mini Page by Betty Debnam 6 1986 Universal press Syndicate the articles of confederation our first Laws were weak the articles of confederation were our first the articles held our country together during our fight for when the War was Over and the enemy threat was the states became interested Only in committees in the second Continental Congress ran the Central but they had Little Many members did not bother to go to the were Mahy problems i Trade the government had no Powers Over Commerce or dealing with other countries was hard because Congress could not speak for All of the states also treated each other like foreign they even set or on some items coming in from other for new York taxed firewood from Connecticut and farm products from new Washington reviewing his troops was painted by William taxes the government did not have the Power to collect the George Washington was Well aware of this during the revolutionary Many troops were ragged and some soldiers paid for their own uniforms and no respect from other countries the government was so weak that England kept some an English of the forts it agreed to give up after the revolutionary Spain controlled the port of new Orleans and would not allow americans to use you might someday hear the expression not Worth a this can be traced Back to the Money issued by the Continental Money the government had no control Over paper each state could print its Money Good in one state might not be Good in there was a lot of worthless this is the third in a monthly series about the the 200th anniversary of our Constitution will be Ottawa May pages

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