TIL that Johnny Appleseed planted apples for manufacturing booze and selling land to pioneers, not to help spread fruit across the land.

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  1. Yup, due to the crown trying to restrict the supply of sound money to the colonists, other forms of currency ( like Appleshine ) were used to continue trade … this is why people got real pissed when the Founders hypocritically began to tax said shine and thus the Whiskey Rebellion

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