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Early American Rebels: Pursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640-1700

Noeleen McIlvenna


During the half century after 1650 that saw the gradual imposition of a slave society in England’s North American colonies, poor white settlers in the Chesapeake sought a republic of equals. Demanding a say in their own destinies, rebels moved around the region looking for a place to build a democratic political system. This book crosses colonial boundaries to show how Ingle's Rebellion, Fendall's Rebellion, Bacon's Rebellion, Culpeper's Rebellion, Parson Waugh's Tumult, and the colonial Glorious Revolution were episodes in a single struggle because they were organized by one connected group o ... More

Keywords: Maryland, North Carolina, Rebellion, Democracy, Slave, colonial South, poor whites

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469656069
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656069.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noeleen McIlvenna, author
Wright State University