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defend the shores and all our frontiers (against) the Indians…(This) gives men fearful apprehensions of thedanger they leave their estates and families in, while they are drawn from their houses to defend the borders.Also at least one third (of the freemen available for defense) are single freemen (whose labor will hardlymaintain them) or men in much debt,…(whom) we may reasonably expect upon any small advantage the enemymay gain upon us,…(the defect) to them in hopes of bettering their condition by sharing the plunder of thecountry with them.What type of source is this? (Primary or secondary and WHAT is it?) ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What manpower problems are faced by Berkeley and his government in defending Virginia against the Dutch?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What does this indicate about the social structure and distribution of wealth of Virginia?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Document 8Source: Bacon’s “Manifesto,” justifying his rebellion against Virginia Governor Berkeley in 1676We cannot in our hearts find one single spot of rebellion or treason or that we have in any manneraimed at subverting the settled government…All people in all places where we have yet been can attest ourcivil, quiet, peaceable behavior far different from that of rebellion…Let truth be bold authority and favor towhose hands the dispensation of the country’s wealth has been committed. Let us observe the sudden rise oftheir estates… compared with the quality in which they first entered this country. Let us consider their suddenadvancement. And let us also consider whether any public work for our safety and defense or for theadvancement and propagation of trade, liberal arts or sciences in any (way) adequate to our vast charge.Now let us compare these things together and see what sponges have sucked up the public treasure andwhether it has not been privately contrived away by unworthy favorites and juggling parasites whose totteringfortunes have been repaired and supported at the public charge.What type of source is this? (Primary or secondary and WHAT is it?) ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What is Bacon’s major complaint? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What does this indicate about the social structure and distribution of wealth of Virginia?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________7
Document 9The Puritan Migration to America, 1620–1640Forty-five thousand Puritans left England between 1620 and1640, but they created religious societies only in the New England colonies of Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay,and Connecticut. Within New England, migrants from the three major centers of English Puritanism—Yorkshire, East Anglia, and the West Country—commonly settled among those from their own region. Theynamed American communities after their English towns of origin and practiced their traditional regionalcustoms. Thus settlers from Rowley in Yorkshire transplanted their system of open-field agriculture to Rowleyin Massachusetts Bay.What type of source is this? (Primary or secondary and WHAT is it?) ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________How does this document help answer the essay question? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________8

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