ClueBot NG Report Interface

// Report

Navigation

ID:1997766
User:12.43.166.180
Article:Bacon's Rebellion
Diff:
(Historiography: add link in text)
Line 59: Line 59:
 
After months of conflict, Bacon's forces, numbering 300-500 men, moved to [[Jamestown, Virginia|Jamestown]]. They burned the colonial capital to the ground on September 19, 1676. Outnumbered, Berkeley retreated across the river.<ref>{{cite book|author1=Edward Channing |author2=Eva G. Moore|title=A history of the United States|publisher=Macmillan|year=1908|pages=88}}</ref>
 
After months of conflict, Bacon's forces, numbering 300-500 men, moved to [[Jamestown, Virginia|Jamestown]]. They burned the colonial capital to the ground on September 19, 1676. Outnumbered, Berkeley retreated across the river.<ref>{{cite book|author1=Edward Channing |author2=Eva G. Moore|title=A history of the United States|publisher=Macmillan|year=1908|pages=88}}</ref>
   
Before an English naval squadron could arrive to aid Berkeley and his forces, Bacon died from [[dysentery]] on October 26, 1676.<ref>Bragdon Kathleen J., ''The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast'', Columbia University Press, 2005, p. 112.</ref><ref>''Narratives of the Insurrections, 1675–1690'', ed. Charles McLean Andrews, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915, p. 139.</ref> John Ingram took over leadership of the rebellion, but many followers drifted away. The rebellion did not last long after that. Berkeley launched a series of successful amphibious attacks across the Chesapeake Bay and defeated the rebels. His forces defeated the small pockets of insurgents spread across the [[Tidewater (geographic term)|Tidewater]]. Thomas Grantham, a captain of a ship cruising the York River, used cunning and force to disarm the rebels. He tricked his way into the garrison of the rebellion, and promised to pardon everyone involved once they got back onto the ship. However, once they were safely ensconced in the hold, he trained the ship's guns on them, and disarmed the rebellion. Through various other tactics, the other rebel garrisons were likewise overcome.<ref>{{cite book|last=Zinn|first=Howard|title=A People's History Of The United States|year=1997|publisher=The New York Press|location=New York, NY|isbn=1-56584-724-5|pages=281}}</ref>
+
Before an English naval squadron could arrive to aid Berkeley and his forces, Bacon died from [[dysentery]] on October 26, 1676.<ref>Bragdon Kathleen J., ''The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast'', Columbia University Press, 2005, p. 112.</ref><ref>''Narratives of the Insurrections, 1675–1690'', ed. Charles McLean Andrews, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915, p. 139.</ref> John Ingram took over leadership of the rebellion, but many followers drifted away. The rebellion did not last long after that, but it was still nice and crispy. Berkeley launched a series of successful amphibious attacks across the Chesapeake Bay and defeated the rebels. His forces defeated the small pockets of insurgents spread across the [[Tidewater (geographic term)|Tidewater]]. Thomas Grantham, a captain of a ship cruising the York River, used cunning and force to disarm the rebels. He tricked his way into the garrison of the rebellion, and promised to pardon everyone involved once they got back onto the ship. However, once they were safely ensconced in the hold, he trained the ship's guns on them, and disarmed the rebellion. Through various other tactics, the other rebel garrisons were likewise overcome.<ref>{{cite book|last=Zinn|first=Howard|title=A People's History Of The United States|year=1997|publisher=The New York Press|location=New York, NY|isbn=1-56584-724-5|pages=281}}</ref>
   
 
==Effects==
 
==Effects==
Reason:ANN scored at 0.952103
Your username:
Reverted:Yes
Comment
(optional):

Note: Comments are completely optional. You do not have to justify your edit.
If this is a false positive, then you're right, and the bot is wrong - you don't need to explain why.