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The Whiskey Rebellion started out as a tax protest in the United States of America in 1791, named appropriately as it concerned taxing people on domestic products such as the alcoholic drink. How much do you know about the movement?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was the Whiskey Rebellion?

    • A.

      1791

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1800

    • D.

      1792

    Correct Answer
    A. 1791
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1791. The Whiskey Rebellion occurred in the United States in 1791. It was a protest against the newly formed federal government's tax on whiskey. Farmers in western Pennsylvania, who relied heavily on whiskey production, resisted the tax and engaged in acts of violence and defiance. President George Washington responded by sending a militia to suppress the rebellion, which ultimately resulted in the government's authority being upheld.

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  • 2. 

    Who was involved?

    • A.

      Indians

    • B.

      Pennslyvania and Virginia civillians

    • C.

      Freed Slaves of the South

    • D.

      Pennslyvania and Carolina civillians

    Correct Answer
    B. Pennslyvania and Virginia civillians
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pennslyvania and Virginia civilians. This suggests that the individuals involved in the question were civilians from these two states. It implies that the question is asking about the specific group of people who were involved in a certain event or situation.

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  • 3. 

    How did it affect American History?

    • A.

      Made it so U.S citizens who wanted to change the law had to do it peacefully through the constitutional means.

    • B.

      U.S. citizens who wanted to change the law had to do it through unconstitutional means.

    • C.

      U.S citizens who wanted to change the law, could not.

    Correct Answer
    A. Made it so U.S citizens who wanted to change the law had to do it peacefully through the constitutional means.
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that the impact on American history was that U.S. citizens who wanted to change the law had to do so peacefully and within the boundaries of the constitution. This implies that there was a shift towards a more democratic and lawful approach to enacting change, rather than resorting to unconstitutional means or being unable to change the law at all.

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  • 4. 

    Whiskey was repealed in

    Correct Answer
    1822
    1998
    2022
    1803
  • 5. 

    The Whiskey Rebellion became an armed rebellion in

    Correct Answer
    1789
    1882
    1794
    2012

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