Important Dates in American History:

Shay's Rebellion:
August 29th 1786
September 1786
January 25, 1787

Daniel Shay, a Revolutionary War Army Captain, led a rebellion to protest difficult economic conditions for farmers during the period after the war.  There were riots at North Hampton and Springfield Massachusetts.

Ratification of the United States Constitution:  1788 Connecticut ratifies the US Constitution.

Inoculation of smallpox 1792, town of Suffield suffers an outbreak of smallpox.  There are "pesthouses" in town, where victims were isolated.