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Unformatted text preview: Rachel Romm Mrs. Dolan US History I AP 6 October 2008 Bacon’s Rebellion: Causes and Effects Bacon’s Rebellion was one of the worse early American attacks on the Native Americans. The rebellion was mainly because of the brutal murders of English settlers by the Native American’s and the economic problems of the people living in the backcountry. These factors stirred up conflict among Bacon’s 400 plus followers and the Natives, and Bacon, among with his followers, rebelled and attacked the Native Americans. As a result, the House of Burgesses arrested and punished Bacon for his crimes and caused the government to end the immigration of indentured servants. Bacon’s rebellion could be divided into three categorize, the causes, the battle and the outcome. The people who lived in the backcountry were unsatisfied with the current economic state. The price of tobacco was at an all time low, the Colony was splitting into different properties, all the colonists had to pay a heavy tax, and the Native Americans were murdering the...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course HISTORY 0232 taught by Professor Liburd during the Spring '10 term at N. Arizona.
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