United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Bacon's Rebellion

Jamestown was burned by Bacon's followers
(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131415:

Which of the following is not true of Bacon's Rebellion?

A) it was the first armed uprising of American colonists against governmental authorities
B) it resulted in the trial and execution of Nathaniel Bacon for treason
C) it revealed the difficulty of English authorities maintaining order in a distant colony
D) the Royal Governor, William Berkeley, was accused of appointing friends to high positions and failing to protect settlers from Indian attacks
E) Berkeley was recalled to England after the Rebellion

Answer & Explanation

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