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The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution

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When President George Washington ordered an army of about 13,000 men to march west in 1794 to crush a tax rebellion among frontier farmers, he established a range of precedents that continue to define federal authority over localities today. The "Whiskey Rebellion" marked the first large-scale resistance to a law of the U.S. government under the Constitution and represented the first exercise of the internal police powers of the president. It was a classic confrontation between champions of liberty and defenders of order, ...

The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution 1988, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195051919

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The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution 1986, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195038996

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