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The whiskey rebellion was a 1794 uprising of farmers and distillers in western pennsylvania in protest of a whiskey tax enacted by the federal government following years of aggression with tax. Read this book on questia when president george washington ordered an army of 13,000 men to march west in 1794 to crush a tax rebellion among frontier farmers, he established a range of precedents that continues to define federal authority over localities today.
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