Whiskey, Soldiers, and Voting: Western Virginia Elections in the 1790s

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2011
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Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History
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Because when the Constitution was implemented there was little precedent in terms of elections, thus it was not unusual for various forms of influence and intimidation to exist. This article is a documentation of evidence of such behavior.

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History, Southwest Virginia, Blue Ridge
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