The Whiskey Rebellion occurred
due to the refusal of the federal government to help put down a slave rebellion in rural Virginia.
when Massachusetts farmers in financial troubles due to debts and high taxes shut down local courts and demanded fair treatment and more representation.
as part of a reform movement that led to several states banning alcohol.
when Pennsylvania farmers felt that Hamilton's excise tax was unfair and that they were not fairly represented in Congress.
after farmers in the Ohio Valley area became frustrated over the federal government's refusal to attack nearby threatening Native tribes.