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2011-03-17 14:39:09
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Over one half of the retail purchase price of a typical bottle of whiskey consists of taxes.


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Whiskey and other distilled spirits are heavily taxed. In the U.S., over half the retail cost of the typical bottle of whiskey consists of taxes.

The taxes on wine are high but not nearly so high as that on distilled spirits (whiskey, gin, bourbon, vodka, etc.) which typically constitute over half the total retail price of a bottle.

the whiskey tax was a tax on any kind of alchol, wine, beer,etc. this eventualy led to the whiskey rebellion.

it was not the whiskey tax, i was the tea tax (stamp act)

he viewed the tax on whiskey as a source of revenue.

There was a tax put on whiskey. This angered the farmers because they didn't want to pay that tax. Thus, the Whiskey Rebellion.

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 tax was the public hatred of the tax

The purpose of the whiskey tax was to help pay off debts to other country's after the war.

The whiskey boys hurt the tax collectors all the time.

The 1791 federal excise tax placed on the production of whiskey in order to pay off national debt led to the Whiskey Rebellion.

He was the one who proposed the tax, to decrease the nation's debt. He persuaded Washington to create the whiskey tax.

The tax bill was passed in 1791. The actual rebellion was in 1794.

The purpose of the whiskey tax was to help pay off debts to other country's after the war.

The Whiskey Rebellion in the US was when George Washington had put a tax on Whiskey. The farmers did not like the idea of being taxed for whiskey. Therefore they dipped the tax collectors in tar and refused to pay taxes on Whiskey. George Washington sent a government enforcement to go make them pay the tax on the whiskey.

The federal whiskey tax produced the whiskey rebellion.

It will be 99$ in the USA, the dsi is 175$ plus tax

Farmers who produced small amounts of whiskey for trade argued they could not afford the tax. By 1794 fighting had broken out. Farmers lashed out on the whiskey tax. Protestors refused to pay the tax. Some called themselves the "new sons of Liberty"

I believe that the answer is The Whiskey Rebellion

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