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The Whiskey Rebellion by William Hogeland
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interesting book. Gives you a glimpse of why the whiskey tax was levied to pay for the American war of independence and what a big mistake it was to do that. In general history has not been kind to anyone trying to take away a man or a woman's drink. The prohibition in the 20s which though had a different foundation, based on morality did not last too long. The book also gives a glimpse of many interesting characters and I found Herman Husband the most intriguing. Good book. Read it.
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Reading Progress

March 29, 2017 – Started Reading
March 29, 2017 – Shelved
March 29, 2017 –
page 40
12.5% "so far what I have don't tax my drink..:-)"
March 30, 2017 –
page 80
April 4, 2017 –
page 160
50.0% "A fastening tale of the initial years of the United States."
April 10, 2017 –
page 240
April 11, 2017 –
page 300
April 12, 2017 – Finished Reading

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