“Consequently, there was a great deal of jealousy and touchiness everywhere, for what could be made could be unmade” (Wood 115). Rebellions are true examples of how a society that may have been created and shaped by someone else can take a stand and reshape into a new future. Rebellions are one of the largest reminders that the power remains with the people. The people do not have to remain unfortunate and when united can build something new and unique. Rebellions is one of the larger stepping stones into building a revolution. Bacon's rebellion was one of the stepping stones recorded in American history that in almost ten years would lead into the American revolution for independence of Britain. Nathaniel Bacon's rebellion may have been one of the many leading to the American revolution, but it was still very different compared to the handling in the American Revolution of achieving an independent future.
Bacon's rebellion and the American Revolution were different from each in the way social class interacted during the time of help and demand. Bacon's recounts and misdeeds was how Bacon depicted his wants to His Majesty. The demands from the colonist during the American revolution were much more subtle and thought out. Even though Bacon's rebellion and the American Revolution were spaced apart by ten years they both contain parallels behind their reasoning of going against their “parent country”, Britain. Bacon began his dispute with the control of Britain, by his and the people's hatred towards their colonial governor, William Berkeley.
Nathaniel Bacon's rebellion began with his recounts and misdeeds done by the colonial governor, William Berkeley. “The roots of the revolt grew out of the festering hatred for the domineering colonial governor William Berkeley” (Tindall and Shi 102). In Bacon's recounts and misdeeds he began by explaining very professionally how him and his people had been under attack from Native Americans, and were not...