Shays Rebellion Essay with Primary Sources

This packet analyzes the Shays Rebellion through 3 primary sources where students will make judgments on the writings. Students will then determine whether or not Shays and his men were rebels or freedom fighters in an essay. Here is what is in the packet:

  1. 3 primary source documents on Shays Rebellion from different perspectives.

  2. A how to write your essay guide.

  3. A helpful writing tips guide for struggling writers.

  4. Essay writing doc with the essential question.

This packet is in a Word doc that is editable as well as a PDF file.

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