Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising

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Because the Revolution was over, the federal government was consolidating the rewards of the victory in the hands of the Eastern moneyed classes. The pioneers' could never satisfy their hunger for land because the new generations and immigrants were always searching for newly opened territory.
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Overview

Because the Revolution was over, the federal government was consolidating the rewards of the victory in the hands of the Eastern moneyed classes. The pioneers' could never satisfy their hunger for land because the new generations and immigrants were always searching for newly opened territory.
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“Mr. Baldwin has recounted the incidents of th [whiskey] rebellion with spirit and color and has painted an especially good portrait of that extrordinary figure Hugh Henry Brackenridge.”
—Saturday Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822951513
  • Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/1985
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,538,995
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Leland D. Baldwin was assistant director of the Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey and professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh.

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