The Governor and the rebel: a history of Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia

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Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg by the University of North Carolina Press, 1957 - History - 248 pages
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It's a corrective account in that it dismisses the tendency to link Bacon's 1676 rebellion with a somewhat more famous one that came a century later. But Washburn overcompensates with a noticeable bias in favor of colonial governor William Berkeley. Read full review


The Rise of a Democratic Myth
Background to Rebellion
May 1676

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