5 / 5 ptsQuestion 16The early government of the United States was based on the Articles of Confederation. During the short time thisgovernment was in place, there were multiple rebellions, an ineffectual Congress and rising abuse of the citizenryby state governments. When America finally adopted the U.S. Constitution, which was much better at solvingproblems, Congress began a series of money-raising ventures, which included a tax on Whiskey. The Whiskeyproducers of Pennsylvania, not trusting the government yet, rebelled to force the end of the tax. Select the bestanswer below that details why the end of the Whiskey Rebellion showed the success of the new ConstitutionalGovernment in the United States:The Whiskey Rebellion quickly died when more Americans simply began purchasing moreWhiskey. The industry was therefore able to make enough profit to pay the new governmentaltaxes.Congress was able to simply threaten the whiskey producers with military force. Congressalso began producing their own whiskey. Both of these factors resulted in the end ended therebellion.The Whiskey Rebellion ended after the new government was able to raise a militia to stop thefighting, make a treaty with Spain for the whiskey producers to use the Mississippi River(thereby lowering their costs of transportation), and allowed Congress to keep their muchneeded tax on whiskey exports.Whiskey producers were able to apply for a tax-exemption to the new ConstitutionalGovernment for the first time in U.S. history. This allowed for a tax reduction and the return ofprofits for the whiskey producers, which led to the end of the rebellion.
5 / 5 ptsQuestion 17From class lecture based upon the below text: