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Whiskey Rebellion


By the time Adams returned to Philadelphia in December and established himself in different lodgings, at the Francis Hotel, the so-called Whiskey Rebellion had ended.
David McCullough  --  John Adams
  violent 1794 uprising by Western Pennsylvania settlers against the Whiskey tax in which George Washington lead 12,000 soldiers to put down the rebellion
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The tax was repealed in 1803 never having been very enforceable; however, Washington’s response to the rebellion strengthened the power of the Federal Government.
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    David McCullough  --  John Adams
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Whiskey Rebellion [9] , Nat Turner’s Rebellion [5]
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