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What was the first popular uprising in the colonies?

bacon's rebellion

who was the governor of Virginia?

William Berkley

Who led the rebellion?

Nathaniel Bacon

Who was Nathaniel Bacon?

He was distant relative of Governor Berkeley, emigrated from England and set up a small plantation on James River

When did the Bacon's Rebellion happen?

between 1676 and 1677, in Virginia colony.

Who fought in Bacon's Rebellion?

The colonist against the Indians, and the colonist against the upper classes who governed Virginia Colony

what was the result of the Bacon's Rebellion?

Bacon's Rebellion ended in the defeat of the rebels

what caused bacon's rebellion?

Nathanial Bacon gathered together and angry mob to burn Jamestown and Indian settlements to protest the lack of protection by the government.

what event in 1660 hurt the piedmont farmers?

the decline in tobacco prices

what ended the rebellion?

bacons sudden illness (dysentry) and death in 1676

what was the result of Bacons Rebellion?

The House of Burgesses passed laws to prevent a royal governor from assuming such power again.