Social Studies

Question

Which of the following best describes a vigilante?
a. a vigilante is a german appointed solider.
c. a vigilante is a disloyal member of a specific government.
b. a vigilante is a self-appointed enforcer of the law.
d. a vigilante is an anti-german soldier who supported the united states during wwi.

2 Answer

  • the answer is B. a vigilante is a self-appointed enforcer of the law
  • The correct answer is B) a vigilante is a self-appointed enforcer of the law.

    The statement that best describes a vigilante is “a vigilante is a self-appointed enforcer of the law.”

    In the times of the old West, there was almost non-sheriff presence in the area to enforce the law. In small towns, people decide to have vigilantes in order to enforce the law by its own hands. Yes, a vigilante was a self-appointed enforcer of the law that took care of his property. The vigilantes used to punish the aggressor with whipping but sometimes they lynched them.


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