Original title: "...To Execute the Laws of the Union..." The Whiskey Rebellion. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -- October 3, 1794. Modern painting by Donna Neary. Depicts President George Washington reviewing a force of militiamen marshalled to pacify a Pennsylvania rebellion against a federal tax on whiskey distillation. The organization of the militia was possible under the previously enacted Militia Law of 1792.
Image ID: 001577
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Image keywords: 1700s, 18th-century, Americas, Donna Neary, Early-Modern, Eon4913, EonValue, Events, George Washington, Harrisburg, Illustrations, Militia Law of 1792, Pennsylvania, Politics-Government-Law, United States, Whiskey Rebellion, laws, militias, rebellions, taxes, whiskey