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Chapter 12, Lesson 1: Forming a Government (pp. 292-296)

I. The Articles of Confederation

II. Money Problems

    A. After the war, Congress did not have enough money to pay its debts.

    B. A shortage of money created a chain of borrowing.

    C. Many farmers lost their farms because of debts.

    D. Shays's Rebellion made many Americans think a stronger central government was needed.

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