9780743254915

The Whiskey Rebellion George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty

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  • ISBN13:

    9780743254915

  • ISBN10:

    0743254910

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2010
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Summary

The story of the 1791 rebellion that pitted President Washington and Secretary of the Treasury Hamilton against poor farmers and settlers.

Author Biography

William Hogeland is the author of Declaration: The Nine Tumultuous Weeks When America Became Independent, May 1-July 4, 1776. His work has been published in numerous print and online periodicals, including The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, and Slate. He lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The President, the West, and the Rebellionp. 1
Over the Mountainsp. 11
The Curse of Pulpp. 27
Spirits Distilled Within the United Statesp. 51
Herman Husbandp. 71
The Neville Connectionp. 97
Tom the Tinkerp. 117
The Hills Give Light to the Valesp. 133
A New Sodomp. 161
Talkingp. 185
The General Goes Westp. 207
That So-Called Whiskey Rebellionp. 237
Notesp. 245
Sourcesp. 279
Acknowledgmentsp. 287
Indexp. 291
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