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Tension and Compromise During the Revolutionary War

Summary: Division among American colonies forms after the Revolutionary War because Britain is no longer the focus as an enemy.  Under the Articles of the Confederation, governance is based on state legislature.
Tension, Compromise, and War

Division among American colonies forms after the Revolutionary War because Britain is no longer the focus as an enemy. Under the Articles of the Confederation, governance is based on state legislature. In 1786, Daniel "Shay's Rebellion" proves that the Articles are not effectively enforcing a democracy. The size and power of the rebellion generates fear throughout all of America that, at it's worst; democracy could turn into mob rule. Once again, political leaders had to gather to devise a plan for the New Nation that would end the political and social turmoil. The difficulty lay in providing a government that would please a wide range of people from the Northeast tip down to the Southern most point of America.

The Philadelphia Meeting in May 1787 was meant to revise the Articles of Confederation. At the end of a heated summer, the Articles had been completely thrown...

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