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What year did the Bacons Rebellion occur?
Where did Bacons Rebellion occur?
Why did the rebellion start?
Some people (including Bacon) resented Berkeley's friendly policies towards the Native Americans
Who was involved in the rebellion?
Bacon, Berkeley, 1000 Virginians, and Native Americans
What type of policy did governor Berkeley suggest?
Policy of containment (of Native Americans)
How did the Frontier settlers feel about the policy Berkeley suggested?
They felt it was expensive and inadequate
Which two tribes did Bacon get to attack each other?
Ocaneechi and the Susquehanock
What was the first violent act committed by Bacon and his party?
The killing of most men, women, and children in a Susquehanock village
What were the two reforms enacted by the recomposed House of Burgesses?
Limited power of the governor, restored suffrage rights to landless freemen
What event caused Bacon and his followers to demand a commission to lead a militia against the Native Americans?
The recomposed House of Burgesses
How did Berkeley respond to Bacon and his men when they took aim at him?
By "bearing his breast"
Who granted Bacon and his men his commission?
The House of Burgesses
Who issued the Declaration of the people of Virginia?
Bacon and his army
When was the Declaration of the People of Virginia issued?
July 30, 1676
What did the Declaration of the People of Virginia accuse Berkeley of?
Levying unfair taxes, nepotism, and failing to protect the frontier from Indian attack
What was the name of the friendly Indian tribe attacked by Bacon and his men?
What did Bacon and his army do in Jamestown?
Burned the capital
When was the capital burned?
September 19, 1676
How did Nathaniel Bacon die?
When did Nathaniel Bacon die?
October 26, 1676
What did Berkeley after the rebellion ended and he regained power?
Executed 23 men involved in the rebellion by hanging
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