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Pennsylvania Whiskey Rebellion collection

Pennsylvania Whiskey Rebellion collection

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    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • Taxation,
  • Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794

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    Correspondence, reports, depositions, petitions, tax lists, minutes of meetings, and other papers relating to the 1794 whiskey excise tax rebellion in western Pennsylvania. Includes printed and manuscript reports to the president and secretary of state by the commission appointed by President Washington to attempt to settle the rebellion and numerous petitions sent by individuals and townships submitting to the tax. Correspondents include William Bradford, George Clymer, Albert Gallatin, Charles Lee, Thomas Mifflin, James Ross, and Jasper Yeates.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 1 1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25254519M
    LC Control Number76095257

      Welcome to this Gumberg Library research guide on the Whiskey Rebellion, a tax protest that occurred throughout Western Pennsylvania in After the American Revolution, the newly formed national government intended to generate revenue and reduce national debt by imposing an excise tax on distilled spirits, angering western frontier farmers who were accustomed to . In , farmers and distillers from western Pennsylvania rose up to protest the federal government’s whiskey tax — this revolt is known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Happy Travelers can now visit the heart of Whiskey Rebellion territory and raise a glass to those who led the charge at participating distilleries and drink in some history of the rebellion at museums. To quench your thirst (see.

      In , uprisings erupted in Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania over a federal tax on whiskey. Known as the Whiskey Rebellion, it prompted President George Washington to . The Whiskey Rebellion book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1).

    Famous Whiskey Insurrection In Pennsylvania. Collection. Wallach Division Picture Collection. Punishments. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Library locations The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection Shelf locator: PC PUNI ` Topics Punishment & torture Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., Products. The French and Indian War in Pennsylvania $ ; The French Invasion of Western Pennsylvania $ ; The Whiskey Rebellion: Southwestern Pennsylvania's Frontier People Test the American Constitution $ ; Whiskey Rebellion Flag $ ; Family Membership $


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The Whiskey Rebellion (also known as the Whiskey Insurrection) was a tax protest in the United States beginning in and ending in during the presidency of George Washington, ultimately under the command of American Revolutionary war veteran Major James McFarlane. The so-called "whiskey tax" was the first tax imposed on a domestic product by the newly formed federal on: primarily Western Pennsylvania.

The Whiskey Rebellion was a uprising of farmers and distillers in western Pennsylvania in protest of a whiskey tax enacted by the federal government. Get this from a library.

Pennsylvania Whiskey Rebellion collection, -- Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, depositions, petitions, tax lists, and other papers relating to the Whiskey Rebellion, Pa.,the whiskey excise tax rebellion in western. The Whiskey Rebellion, ;: Revolt in western Pennsylvania threatens American unity, (A Focus book) Hardcover – January 1, by David C Knight (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings/5(3).

A gripping and sensational tale of violence, alcohol, and taxes, The Whiskey Rebellion uncovers the radical eighteenth-century people’s movement, long ignored by historians, that contributed decisively to the establishment of federal authority.

Inon the frontier of western Pennsylvania, local gangs of insurgents with blackened faces began to attack federal officials, beating and Cited by: 1. A gripping and sensational tale of violence, alcohol, and taxes, The Whiskey Rebellion uncovers the radical eighteenth-century people’s movement, long ignored by historians, that contributed decisively to the establishment of federal authority.

Inon the frontier of western Pennsylvania, local gangs of insurgents with blackened faces began to attack federal officials, beating and.

The Whiskey Rebellion's Legacy. Most whiskey rebels returned to their previous lives and occupations, and some rose to prominence in their communities and the Nation. Hugh Henry Brackenridge, already a leading author and founder of the Pittsburgh Gazette, wrote a book on the uprising and would become a Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice.

Get this from a library. Howard Iams (): collection of paintings, pastels & prints illustrating Pennsylvania's whiskey rebellion (). [Westmoreland Museum of Art.]. In JanuaryPresident George Washington's Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton proposed a seemingly innocuous excise tax "upon spirits distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the same." 1 What Congress failed to predict was the vehement rejection of this tax by Americans living on the frontier of Western Pennsylvania.

Bythe Whiskey Rebellion. Papers: In the Pennsylvania Whiskey Rebellion Collection,2 volumes and one oversize folder. Correspondents include George Clymer. Papers:. Famous whiskey insurrection in Pennsylvania. Collection. Wallach Division Picture Collection. American History -- ss.

Dates / Origin Date Issued: Library locations The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection Shelf locator: PC AME Topics United States -- Whiskey Rebellion.

Whiskey Rebellion,uprising in the Pennsylvania counties W of the Alleghenies, caused by Alexander Hamilton's excise tax of The settlers, mainly Scotch-Irish, for whom whiskey was an important economic commodity, resented the tax as discriminatory and detrimental to their liberty and economic welfare.

Whiskey Rebellion, (), in American history, uprising that afforded the new U.S. government its first opportunity to establish federal authority by military means within state boundaries, as officials moved into western Pennsylvania to quell an uprising of settlers rebelling against the liquor tax.

Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the treasury, had proposed the excise (enacted by Congress. This was the first war for the American soul, according to William Hogeland, who traces the events in his lively new book The Whiskey Rebellion.

In part, Hogeland explains, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton needed the whiskey tax of to fund the nation's staggering war debt. The Whiskey Rebellion: Southwestern Pennsylvania’s People Test the American Constitution. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Cooke, Jacob E.

“The Whiskey Insurrection: A Re-evaluation.” Pennsylvania History 2 (): “The Diaries of George Washington 30 September October ”. PA Books is a weekly program on PCN that features an hour-long conversation with authors of newly published books on topics unique to Pennsylvania.

After more than 20 years on the air, the program continues to produce an extensive video collection of interviews with the experts on Pennsylvania's history and culture.

The Whiskey Rebellion: Southwestern Pennsylvania's Frontier People Test the American Constitution Jerry Allen Clouse Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, - History - 79 pages5/5(1). WHISKEY REBELLION. In Juneinnkeeper John Lynn agreed to sublet part of his rented house in western Pennsylvania to John Neville.

Neville was an excise inspector whose job it was to make sure that the federal tax on whiskey was collected from the backwoods frontiersmen. The Whiskey Rebellion George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty (Book): Hogeland, William: A gripping and sensational tale of violence, alcohol, and taxes, The Whiskey Rebellion uncovers the radical eighteenth-century people's movement, long ignored by historians, that contributed decisively to the.

The hated tax on whiskey was repealed in the early s. Though the Whiskey Rebellion had represented a very serious challenge to federal power, and it was remarkable as it marked the last time George Washington would lead troops, it had no real lasting effect.

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William Hogeland’s ‘The Whiskey Rebellion” was published inwell before the Bourbon Boom, and well before Lin Manuel Miranda had children rapping about Alexander Hamilton as a hero. Brilliant though Hamilton was, he was tone deaf and out of touch with the people. He was also conniving, manipulative and unscrupulous in the pursuit of what he believed to be loftier objectives.Book a Tour.

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