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Lectures in History: Political Unrest in the Early American Republic

George Washington & troops march to suppress Whiskey Rebellion

George Washington & troops march to suppress Whiskey Rebellion

Greensboro, North Carolina
Saturday, May 24, 2014

University of North Carolina at Greensboro professor Watson Jennison teaches a class on the significance of local uprisings against the Federalist-led U.S. government in the 1790s. He focuses on the Whiskey Rebellion in Pennsylvania and the formation of the Trans-Oconee Republic in western Georgia in order to illustrate the spread of discontent across the new republic.

Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 12:04pm (ET)

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