By calwil, Updated
Mr. President, you ought to tax whiskey
I guess so, sure
Congress passed a law that taxed all whiskey in an attempt to gain money.
Good law for making money.
DO DO DODO
The government has issued a law. We must tax all whiskey
WE CAN"T LET THEM TAKE AWAY OUR WHISKEY
In Pennsylvania in 1794, a group of farmers attacked a federal court marshal who was attempting to arrest a man who refused to pay the whiskey tax. They tarred and feathered him and others.
President Washington offered the rebels amnesty if they would pay the tax from now on. The rebels refused and George Washington sent an army of 13,000 men. Most of the rebels were arrested.
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