The Treaty of Greenville is signed and ends the fighting in the Northwest Territory.
The Whiskey Rebellion
Tax on Whiskey
Congress decided to pass tax on Whiskey made in America which would soon lead to rebellions.
Reaction in the West
Protests about Tax on Whiskey
When protests spark about the tax on whiskey because they should be able to keep their money on their products. But, this led President Washington to pass a proclamation stating that they must follow the law.
Whiskey Rebellion Is Crushed
President Washington takes Action
When the protests got out of hand, President Washington decided to take action. He sent his army of 13,000 men to Pennsylvania. When the revels saw they immediately left and this ended the rebellion without any battle.