posted by skye on .
Compare and contrast bacons' rebellion with leisler's rebellion. Were there any common causes or patterns that link these rebellions together?
I know that Bacon's Rebellion was Nathaniel Bacon going against the Governor Berkeley's order and wanted to kill the Native Americans. He also burned Jamestown but later died of dysentery. Leisler's Rebellion was about the uprising in New York. They resented the policies made by King JamesII. He and his son in law were later arrested and hanged.
I just confused about the common causes because the rebellions were for different things and I don't quite see how there were patterns that link these rebellions together? Thanks!
Both are examples of extreme reactions to autocratic government. Most people grumble about things they don't like, but do nothing or very little about them. I'm sure you can find details to support that premise as well as other similarities between these rebellions in these articles.