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Whiskey Rebellion

The Whiskey Rebellion occurred in the 1790s. It was due to dissatisfaction with policies that were passed. Whiskey was not the sole reason for the resistance, but a tax upon it was a major cause.
No. Showing the men that he believed in this cause, and that he wasfighting for their well-being, was enough to put it down.
He showed up to a revolt, and everybody calmed down after that. Hedidn't even have to do anything.
George Washington brought an army to calm the rioting farmers or other peoples, who, in response, immediately withdrew from any battle George Washington and his army would've brought. He brought the army because it was close the Shay's rebellion ( farmer down on his luck got a group of people...
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When the new Federal government of the United States of America decided to levy a tax on whiskey in 1791 it caused discontent among the citizens of the "Western Frontier" and later led to an armed insurrection in 1794. Washington led an army into the region and established Federal authority however...
By George Washington choosing to put down the Whiskey Rebellion himself, he showed that the country's issues were important to him and that he was more than a decision maker and figurehead.
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The 1791 federal excise tax placed on the production of whiskey in order to pay off national debt led to the Whiskey Rebellion.
Farmers rebelled in what was called the Whiskey Rebellion becausewhiskey was the thing that generated a high income for the farmers.They were able to ship it off to far places unlike corn. Theydidn't like paying the tax because the tax was an excise tax, a taxon distribution.
The Shays Rebellion was started by Daniel Shays, an American soldier and farmer. The rebellion started because people were taken to prison because they couldn't pay off debt. The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest on taxes. "Taxation without Representation". They were both affecting by farmers. They...
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President George Washington declared martial law and summoned the militias of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and other states. He personally reviewed them as Commander-in-Chief and led them. The rebels fled and gave up without a shot. Two were arrested for treason and were sentenced to hang but Washington...
because he saw it as a treath to the authority of the national goverment.
Washington's use of the federal army to crush the Whiskey rebellion was the precedent for the use of the federal army on the citizenry. Furthermore, it also established the federal government as the supreme law of the land. It concreted the constitution by showing that the federal government's bite...
suppressed it peacefully with a tremendous show of force.
It was a threat to the authority of the national government.
NO they were 2 completely different rebellions. ------- Whiskey Rebellion's purpose was to oppose the new heavy taxes that were placed on whiskey. Taxes were placed on imported alcohol in order to pay off the debt owed to European investors from the Revolutionary War, like France. This is the...
George Washington led the army during the whiskey Rebellion.
The City of Washington in Washington County PA was a focal point in the Whiskey Rebellion.
The quashing of the whiskey rebellion showed that the US federal government was able and had the resolve to enforce its laws.
When George Washington became president, new taxes were created. America was a fairly tax-aphobic country at the time. Farmers in Central Pennsylvania to Pittsburg grew corn. It was expensive to transport corn: it grew moldy or was crushed. Instead, the farmers began making whiskey from their large...
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Washington put an end to the rebellions and arrested 20 of the rebels who had fled
It proved that the newly formed government was strong enough to put down rebellions of the people.
They could have practiced their first amendment rights to " have freedom of speech" instead of taking it out brutally.
In October of 1794, Washington mustered up some fifteen thousand troops and personally led them to the area of rebellion. After they met no resistance, Washington turned the command over to the governor of Pennsylvania. The militia men scoured the countryside and captured a dozen farmers, who they...
he sent federal troops into western pennsylvania to deal with the whiskey rebellion. the significance of this action was that it showed the strength of the federal government under the constitution.
The farmers in Western Pennsylvania revolted during the Whiskey Rebellion because of Hamilton's taxes.
it gave legitimacy to the federal government, both as a taxing power and a military power
the whiskey rebbellion happened almost immediately after the Revolution..We had just fought to free ourselves from taxation w/out representation, and then the new American gvmt turns around and starts taxing a product (alcohol) that many people used as currency.The people felt this was very wrong as...
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George Washington. Also, Thomas Jefferson was involved, but he was against sending federal troops to western pennsylvania to stop the rebellion because he thought that was overdoing it. I don't have any references if ur looking for more information.
Shays Rebellion was when farmers revolted and burned down courthouses and caused lots of damage. They fled once they heard the forces were coming to stop them, most escaped to the woods safely but a few were shot and killed. This rebellion showed government that the articles of confederation did not...
because people needed to understand the constitutional right of Congressto institute tax laws.
People needed to understand the constitutional right of Congressto institute tax laws.
this was the first time that the own United States military used its forces on its own people. Therefore is known as a strong military
He was the one who proposed the tax, to decrease the nation's debt. He persuaded Washington to create the whiskey tax.
This was an example of the federal government's new power, under George Washington. Previously the Articles of Confederation left the federal government useless due to the states' rights supporters. Though the Whiskey Rebellion was not an extremely large rebellion, Washington sent a large military...
The events contributed to the formation of political parties in the United States, a process already underway. The whiskey tax was repealed after Thomas Jefferson's Republican Party, which opposed Hamilton's Federalist Party, came to power in 1800.
It occured in 1794, while George Washington was still president.
It was an effort to pay off the government's debts from the Revolutionary War
After the revolutionary war, New colonial america had a $20,000,000 war debt to pay off. In government, their are two ways to make money to pay off debt: Tax or cut spending. At the time, everyone in america drank alcohol on a daily basis. So the federal government put a tax on all alcholic products...
the main idea of the whiskey rebellion from the framers point of view was not to pay the tax on whiskey, they thought that it was a absurd tax...
The rebels were in violation of federal law and Washington,asthe president, felt it was his duty to enforce federal law. He alsowanted to make it clear to all that the new federal governmentwould enforce its laws even in the face of armed opposition. GeorgeWashington was the first and only president...
They felt that the Federal Excise Tax was wrong.
NO- the rebellion occurred in 1794 after the US Constitution was in place.
George Washington's response to the Whiskey Rebellion was to send peace commissioners to negotiate terms with the ones who were rebelling. He also sent militia in case it was necessary, but it turned out that they were not needed. This action by Washington showed the nation that the government had...
presented a direct threat to the nation.. As president, George Washington did believe that the federal government needed to remain strong to prevent state or regional interests from gaining too much power.
The federal troops put down the rebellion without serious resistance.
Thomas Jefferson thought that George Washington overreacted when heordered the militia to stop the protestors during the WhiskeyRebellion. Many Americans agreed, resulting in Thomas Jeffersonsoon becoming President.
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Many citizens were most concerned about money after the end of theWhiskey Rebellion. The nations finances were a major concern atthis time.
Farmers in western Pennsylvania started it.
Jefferson believed that Washington did not act quickly enough in stopping the Rebellion.
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Washington's strong response to the Whiskey rebellion showed that the federal government was in charge , could and would enforce the laws passed by Congress, including the unpopular whiskey tax. The rapid put-down of the rebellion gained the presidency new respect and made similar rebellion more...
He did this because no one else from other states that he askedwould lead the militia of 13,000. He wanted to get the job doneefficiently.
It was the first time her had to call upon the constitutional army.
Washington showed that he would enforce federal laws as president as a result of the Whiskey Rebellion.
The excise tax on whisky due to Alexander Hamilton's economic plan
the way george washinton responded to the Whiskey Rebellion was he hated the idea.
Washington rode at the head of an army to suppress the insurgency. The rebels all went home before the arrival of the army, and there was no confrontation
They both had similar meanings to rebel. They both were because of ridiculous taxes.
President Washington and Alexander Hamilton set out at the head of 15,000 troops to suppress the "rebellion." The President left the expedition when the rebels scattered. Hamilton pushed on and arrested a few men. They were tried, convicted of treason and sentenced to death. Washington pardoned them...
The Whiskey Rebellion came first , in 1794 when Washington was President.
The government under the revised Articles of Confederation (Constitution) was able to put down the Whiskey Rebellion. Under the Articles of Confederation the government was unable to put down Shays' Rebellion, and had to rely on state militia, seeming very weak to the country.
President Washington set in troops to settle down the rebellion. The significance of this was that Washington showed that U.S. government, in the end, has the power to pass laws.
No, Pennsylvania. However, the Anti-Rent War was waged in rural NY.
First time the US government used military force against its own citizens. In addition, it is the only time a sitting president (G Washington) has personally led troops into battle.
President Washington feared that the rebels threatened the federal government's authority. He believed he needed to make people understand that the Constitution gave Congress the right to pass and enforce tax.
It proved it could raise a standing army and defend itself. It also proved the weakness of the Articles of Confederation.
Because famers who would usually use their leftover grain and corn in the form of whiskey, would now be forced to pay a tax for it.
The Whiskey Rebellion was started by many United States citizensafter the start of the Revolutionary War. President Washingtonresorted to using military force to put an end to the rebellion,but Jefferson hated the idea and considered it to be a dangerousmistake.
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