Whiskey Rebellion (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

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Editors. "Whiskey Rebellion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10833, accessed 24 September 2017.]

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