Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Ameliorate Shays' Rebellion

Directions: students should grammatically correct the following sentence, in red. It is missing two commas and has a few misused words. There is also a missing apostrophe.

Shays rebellion took it's name from it's symbolic leader Daniel Shays of Massachusetts a former captain in the Continental Army.


Suggested Answer:
Shays' Rebellion took its name from its symbolic leader, Daniel Shays of Massachusetts, a former captain in the Continental Army

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