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Old 04-09-2013, 08:11 PM   #287
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Originally Posted by errand View Post
Yeah, I'm just some nut job right? It could never happen in 2013 or later, despite history saying it happened a mere 67 years ago in this very nation.
And right after the War for Independence, with evenly-matched arms:

The Whiskey Rebellion (western Pennsylvania)

Whiskey Rebellion
Dates: 1791-1794
Location: western Pennsylvania

Belligerents
Farmers and others who refused to pay an excise tax, vs. the US government

Strength
500 armed men vs. 13,000 militia provided by the governors of Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, headed by President Washington.

Result
The rebels all went home.
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