10 US Presidents EVERYBODY Hated

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10. George Washington

Some would say Washington was one of the greatest US presidents. We don’t deny he did some good things during his time in office, but he also made several major mistakes that weigh more.

One of the biggest was how he handled the Whiskey Rebellion. In 1791, farmers in Pennsylvania were outraged by a new whiskey tax. They collectively rebelled, started a labor revolt, and began attacking tax collectors.

Washington eventually had to send the military to suppress the rebellion, but his move only made people angrier and made him look weak.

The former president also didn’t do much to abolish slavery, which was a major concern at the time. These two factors contribute to why Washington is on this list.

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