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Whis'key Rebel'lion



U.S. Hist.
a revolt of settlers in western Pennsylvania in 1794 against a federal excise tax on whiskey: suppressed by militia called out by President George Washington to establish the authority of the federal government.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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