“Look, when Britain taxed our tea, we got frisky. Imagine what gon’ happen when you try to tax our whiskey.” Lin-Manuel Miranda put these words in the mouth of Thomas Jefferson but does not disclose what really happened when a tax on whiskey was imposed in 1791. The responses varied from peaceful civil disobedience to violent insurrection. Eventually, President George Washington donned his Revolutionary War uniform and was prepared to act as Commander-in-Chief in the field. By his side was his Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Hear this story unfold and appreciate the fragility of the new American government.