Whiskey Rebellion (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


Farmers in western Pennsylvania object to a tax on whiskey and President Washington calls out state militia to suppress the revolt in order to enforce the laws of the federal government.

Editors. "Whiskey Rebellion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10833, accessed 24 October 2016.]