whiskey rebellion

whiskey rebellion

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  • what was the the whiskey tax?
  • It was the first tax imposed on a domestic product by newly formed government
  • Why was it passed?
  • I know some people may ask "who propose it" the answer is President George Washington
  • Whiskey Insurrection, was a tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791, during the presidency of George Washington. The
  • And one more thing sir,What did the farmers do to protest Whiskey Tax?
  • Well excuse me sir may ask you a question "why were the farmers angry at the whiskey tax?
  • Ooh yes, Ma.am because the reason why is because the farmers had to pay even more taxes just to be able to make whiskey. they had to buy the materials to make whiskey which also had taxes
  • yes, they refuse to pay
  • How did Washington respond?
  • Washington nationalize the Pennsylvania militia
  • What was the conclusion of the Whiskey Rebellion?
  • President Washington and Alexander Hamilton set out at the head of 15,000 troops to suppress the "rebellion."
  • What did the Whiskey Rebellion prove about the power of the Federal Government?
  • seen to demonstrate power over the U.S. government
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