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  • The Whiskey Rebellion 
  • WHY IS THERE TAXES ON WHISKEY!!!!
  • Whiskey Tax 
  • Oh  no they are going to attack us!! 
  • Whiskey Tax Violence 
  • There should not be taxes because of whiskey it is not good!
  • The Whiskey Rebellion was a 1794 uprising  of farmers and distillers protested on the Whiskey tax enacted by the federal government. The region had confronted the president which had soldiers sent to the quell which led to rebellion. 
  • Attack on Bower Hill 
  • Please leave
  • No we should not have tax over whiskey. 
  • The idea was met enthusiastically by local government officials, and Washington took this assurance back to Congress, which passed the bill, protests against the new tax began immediately, arguing that the tax was unfair to small producers.Large producers paid the tax annually at a rate of six cents per gallon, and the more they produced, the further the tax breaks.
  • The Destruction of Bower Hill 
  • This what we will continue doing if you do not take off the tax 
  • The law was immediately a failure, since refusals to pay the taxes were as common as intimidation against officials hired to collect them . Some producers refused to pay the tax.Perhaps inevitably, violence broke out. On September 11, 1791, excise officer Robert Johnson was riding through his collection route in western Pennsylvania.
  • A Threat to Pittsburgh 
  • On the morning of July 16, Neville was asleep in his home, Bower Hill, when he was awakened by a crowd of angry men—some of whom had been served summons the previous day.When the mob refused to move, Neville grabbed a gun and shot at the crowd, striking and killing Oliver Miller. In retaliation, the mob shot back at the house.
  • On July 17, 1794, as many as 700 men marched to drums and gathered at Neville’s home. answered that Neville was not there.In fact, Kirkpatrick had helped Neville escape the house and hide in a ravine. The mob demanded that the soldiers surrender. When that request was refused, they set fire to a barn and slave dwellings.
  • We must send more soldiers to calm them down. 
  • Bradford used these letters as an excuse to encourage an attack on Pittsburgh, inciting 7,000 men to show up at Braddock’s Field, east of the city.Ty.As the day ended, the crowd had drunk deeply from the barrels and weren’t inspired to descend on Pittsburgh with any fury, instead gaining permission to march through Pittsburgh peacefully.
  • Great now they are  making threats 
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