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Bacon's Rebellion: Summary, Causes & Significance

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Bacon's Rebellion occurred in:

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1. The most likely supporters of Governor William Berkeley during Bacon's Rebellion would have been:

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Nathaniel Bacon was a prominent figure of the historic events that preceded the American Revolution. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how Bacon's Rebellion sparked a new chapter in American colonial history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Where Bacon's Rebellion occurred
  • The likely supporters of Governor William Berkely
  • When Bacon's Rebellion took place
  • How Bacon was relevant to the American Revolution
  • Nathaniel Bacon's alignment and intention

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about Nathaniel Bacon and his rebellion
  • Making connections - correlate your knowledge of the American Revolution to understanding how Bacon's Rebellion would have laid the groundwork for its ideals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Bacon's Rebellion

Additional Learning

To learn more about this historical event, review the accompanying lesson called Bacon's Rebellion. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains the social climate of 17th century Virginia
  • Explains the events of Bacon's Rebellion
  • Details the opposing sides of the conflict
  • Covers the historic significance the event would later have on the American Revolution
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