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The standard version of the whiskey rebellion story, the one which i believed until i started reading on the topic, goes something like this in 1791, the congress passed a whiskey tax in 1792, four back-woods counties in western pennsylvania, unable to cooperate and accept the new reality. Find a summary, definition and facts about the whiskey rebellion for kids american history and the whiskey rebellion information about the whiskey rebellion for kids, children, homework and schools. Whiskey rebellion cumberland, cumberland, maryland 504 likes 8 talking about this 60 were here cumberland, md festival & tasting, featuring seven. The whiskey rebellion was a significant event in american history because it proved that the us government was willing and able to suppress violent opposition with military force the events during.
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How's your whiskey rebellion iq take this fun quiz and find out the answers are available at the bottom of the quiz, but no fair cheating - or we'll raise your taxes. The whiskey rebellion (also known as the whiskey insurrection) was a tax protest in the united states beginning in 1791 during the presidency of george washington.