New York Rebellion

New York Rebellion - because of his lack of political skill...

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New York Rebellion (last rebellion we’ll discuss) Jacob Leisler Repudiated Dominion Support of Dutch militia Oust Gov. Nicholson Leisler angered prominent Dutch merchants (high taxes; imprisoned political opponents) 1691 – New Gov. Henry Sloughter Leisler indicted for treason – though the rebellion was started by Leisler, it backfired on him
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Unformatted text preview: because of his lack of political skill Executed Self-government in Mass/NY one historian called it salutary neglect; yes they are part of the British government but we will let them have their own rule; completely different from the way the Spanish ruled its colonies Lax colonial rule rise of American elites and trade...
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