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In 1677, restive North Carolina colonists complained that their tax monies were being spent imprudently and that enforcement of the Navigation Acts was harming businessmen.
The following year, discontented forces in Albemarle staged a revolt against the appointed governor. John Culpeper was installed as the chief executive and shortly thereafter summoned a popular assembly. The government ran smoothly for about two years, but the proprietors pulled the appropriate strings in England and managed to regain control of the colony. Culpeper was charged with and tried for treason, but never punished.
Alternative medicine: Culpeper Herbal Antique and collectible prints
Collectibles: botanical antique prints collectables antquie Nicholas CULPEPER 'Culpeper, the man that first ranged the woods and climbed the mountains in search of medicinal and salutary herbs, has undoubedly merited the gratitude of posterity ...
Due to the nature of the uprising, Bacon's Rebellion does seem at first glance to be the beginnings of America's quest for Independence. But closer examination of the facts reveals what it really was: a power struggle between two very strong ...
Brandy Station Battle Culpeper Virginia June Civil War 1863
The victorious Confederate Army of Northern Virginia streamed into Culpeper County after its victory at Fredericksburg. Under the leadership of General Robert E. Lee, the troops seemed invincible and massed around Culpeper preparing to carry the ...