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Q: Why was George Washington sent to Western Pennsylvania?
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What was it called when President Washington sent troops to western Pennsylvania to crush protest by farmers?

The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794.


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Robert Dinwiddie sent George Washington to the Ohio country.


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George Washington.


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What broke out in 1792 when farmers attacked tax collectors in western Pennsylvania?

The Whiskey Rebellion broke out in 1792 when farmers in western Pennsylvania rose up against the tax on whiskey imposed by the federal government. The farmers felt unfairly burdened by the tax and saw it as a threat to their livelihood. The rebellion was eventually put down by federal troops sent by President George Washington.


Where was George Washington send in present-day Pennsylvania in order to attempt French off the land?

Washington merely sent in forces to protect Pennsylvania from foreign forces. While the French were technically allies of the colonials during the War of Independence, they still continued to trade with England. As a result, the colonials had to be extremely careful about who they traded and did business with.


Where was George Washington sent on a mission to in 1753?

He Sent him to the Ohio valley to fight the French.


Who was the Virginia governor who sent George Washington into the Ohio country?

Robert Dinwiddie


How did George Washington deal with the whiskey rebellion?

He stopped it by sending federal troops into western pennsylvania to end the protest once and for all. The significance o this action was that it showed the strength of the federal gov't (government) under the Constitution because they no longer used the Articles of Confederation. It was a fitting response to an immediate threat to the federal government.