Shays' Rebellion was a rebellion caused by the problems by the Federal authority linked to the Articles of Confederation which spur the United States Constitutional Convention. The start of the rebellion war which started when a person named Job Shattuck funded protests, one in New Hampshireball, and Massachusettsball, so the protests seized property there, making James Bowdoin to tell USAball. Of course trials were held., but in August 1786, the protests shut down the courts. After the courts were closed, then the protesters fought a local militia, they fought and 6 people got killed, dozens wounded, lots of people arrested, and 2 hanged. (Rebels) 3 killed and dozens wounded (USA). It caused the U.S Constitutional Convention.