Whiskey Rebellion: Question 1.

An illustrations of the state in the United States in the 1790s and an ax dividing them

People in the United States were very divided by this tax. It wasn’t only about the tax; it was about what kind of country the young United States should become. Now it is time to start our quiz. Your answers to the nine questions will help determine if you would have been a REBEL, a MODERATE, or a FEDERALIST.

For this quiz imagine you live in western Pennsylvania in the 1790s.

Question 1. If you were a farmer would you pay the whiskey tax?

Click on your answer.

A). Heck NO. This tax is very unfair!
B). Well… let’s protest. This is not a good law, but it was passed by Congress.
C). Definitely YES. It’s the law.

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Last updated: October 27, 2021