The Whiskey Rebellion: A (Fun) Political Opinion Survey

Offered by: Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Program Description:
Description: Through a slideshow participants are introduced to the situation surrounding the Whiskey Rebellion along with the opinions held by the rebels, the moderates, and the federalists. The park ranger will ask nine multiple choice questions. Each one of the three answers represents the opinion of one of the three sides. By answering the questions the participants will find out which opinion they would have held in the Whiskey Rebellion. So if you were a farmer in Western Pennsylvania in 1794 would you pay the Whiskey Tax? Choose A.) Heck No, B.) Well … let’s protest, or C.) Definitely YES! Determine where you would have stood during this first test of the federal government.