Incident Report – Case Study #____3__Soldiers in Time of Peace __ Summary of Important Events Who? Americans Continental Army Where? All over after the British surrendered at Yorktown When? Surrendered October 1781 What happened? Continental Army was poorly treated (no money) Enlistment bonuses, wags, lifelong pensions were never followed through with. EXPLAIN ANALYZE What was the cause? Whose interests were pitted Congress’s weak finance against each other? Soldiers What was the effect? Vs Angry soldiers, even tried to secretly join forces Congress (Society of Cincinnati) = threaten military takeover (felt they could guide young nation) EVALUATE Was the National Government able to solve the problem effectively? vs Why or Why not? Yes although the veterans were not happy they did end the “secret plan” and after they were criticized for threatening, “the peace, liberty, and safety” of the U.S they stopped and excepted it.