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VI. Other End of the Century Violence: {1675 Bacon’s Rebellion; 1675-6 King Phillip’s War}; 1680 Pueblo Revolt/ Pope's Rebellion

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Early in September the governor returned to Jamestown with a small force and issued another proclamation against Bacon, whereupon Bacon marched there and laid siege to the capital. On the evening of September 18, 1676, Berkeley abandoned Jamestown, and Bacon's men occupied and burned it the next morning. Bacon's forces in and out of Jamestown were by then beyond control. Many of them apparently spent much of their time ransacking the estates of men identified as loyal to the governor.

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Sep 05, 2013 · On Bacon’s Rebellion Governor William Berkeley, 19 May 1676
Bacon's Rebellion in 1676 was not the first time Virginians had resisted authority from London, inspired by a desire to acquire lands occupied by Native Americans. In 1635, almost 40 years earlier, Governor Harvey had been placed under house arrest by the key leaders in Jamestown. The royal governor who had been appointed by Charles I was "thrust out," removed from office and sent back to England against his will.

 

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Bacon's Rebellion - Reinventing Virginia for the 21st …
In 1676, Nathaniel Bacon triggered a civil war in Virginia, one century before the American Revolution, by demanding a military commission that would authorize him to attack the Susquehannock Indians.

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On June 30, 1676, Nathaniel Bacon issued "The Declaration of the People against Sr. William Berkeley." This inflammatory document accused Virginia's Royal Governor -- William Berkeley -- of abusing and betraying his fellow English settlers. Rather than defending the colonists and their frontier lands, the document alleged, Berkeley supported local Indians and allowed his friends to build up a prosperous trade with them. Nathaniel Bacon and his supporters hoped to make war against the Indians and secure English settlements on the frontier. When Governor Berkeley refused Bacon's requests for commission as leader of Virginia's colonial forces, however, Bacon organized the largest popular rebellion of the seventeenth century.


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Nathaniel Bacon was a member of the and, in 1676, a leader of (1676–1677), a dramatic uprising against the governor that ended with Bacon's sudden death. Bacon was born and educated in England and moved to with his wife in 1674. A relative of both the governor, , and his wealthy wife, , the tall, handsome, and arrogant Bacon farmed land on the and, in 1675, was appointed to the Council. His rebellion erupted in a climate of political and economic uncertainty made worse by a series of attacks. When the rebuked Bacon's attempt at reprisals, Bacon ignored him and was removed from the Council, after which he marched a militia to . There, he was pardoned by the governor who then changed his mind, setting up a confrontation a few weeks later in which, at the , Berkeley bared his chest and dared Bacon to shoot him. After issuing a declaration of grievance calling for a new assembly to be chosen under his own authority, Bacon marched his men to the lower and attacked the friendly . His subsequent siege of Jamestown provoked action from the English king, but Bacon died suddenly of dysentery on October 26, 1676. His rebellion remains one of the most controversial events in Virginia history.

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Over a thousand of Bacon's followers entered Jamestown and burned the capital city. Governor Berkeley fled until reinforcements could organize. The rebels pillaged and plundered the countryside until Berkeley's forces crushed them. Over twenty rebels were hanged, but fear of further rebellion was struck into the hearts of the members of the wealthy Virginia planting class.

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Similar uprisings took place all along the colonial backwoods. In South Carolina a rebellion broke out as a result of the Regulator movement. There was anarchy on the South Carolina frontier after the Seven Years' War.