This affair was called Shays
's war, because a Captain Shays
was the chief leader of the insurgents.
had not been a DESPERATE DEBTOR, it is much to be doubted whether Massachusetts would have been plunged into a civil war.
If every man on the line as has a guinea give him, earns it half as well, you won't catch t'other shay
this side Mich'lmas, old short-and-fat.
The hair, and motion of the shay
, will do you good, mim, and you must not give way, you must not raly.
So he tied up his feet, and went on limping about and coughing, until at last he fell to pieces, all at once and in a heap, like the One-Horse Shay
Fredrick Edward Shays
III "BUDDY", 40Worcester - Passed away January 4, 2015.
is the last Republican member of the House from New England.
Before, we didn't have a shot to get any of these bills through," says Connecticut Republican representative Christopher Shays
, a moderate who survived a strong Democratic challenge.
of Connecticut, who was correctly identified as "one of the most liberal Republicans in Congress.
In addition to the business of Convention, delegates celebrated campaign finance reform on Sunday morning with Representatives Christopher Shays
(R-CT) and Marty Meehan (D-MA).
, who was one of the first Republicans to speak out against impeachment, softened his position Monday on the eve of a town meeting in his Connecticut district.
History knows a great deal about Daniel Shays
, the former Army captain who lends his name to a rebellion in Western and Central Massachusetts.