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The Teetotaling Truth About Australia's 1808 ‘Rum Rebellion'

1 month ago   |   By Vine Pair

Australia's southeastern state of New South Wales is home to some of the country's top tourist destinations, including Sydney, the Blue Mountains, and the Hunter Valley wine region. When it was delineated by the British in 1788, however, the region had a very different purpose. Between 1788 and 1868, the penal colony received more than 150,000 of the nation's convicts.
In 1789, the New South Wales Corps was formed to maintain order in the new colony. Closely associated with the rum trade, the battalion was nicknamed “The Rum Corps,” and, in 1808, it launched the only armed takeover of...
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