Oh golly gee, this is the last straw- them Indians have stolen my hogs... Let me and my farmer friends ask to fight them.
Governor William Berkeley
No, let us avoid violence. Silly farmers, we can just build some defensive forts with tax money anyways...
Let us fight the Indians, they cause conflict with their actions- we need the militia.
We cannot stand for this any longer. Not for the Indians, not for William Berkely, or his taxes. We need to fight back.
They go to ignite a battle with the Indians...
Commotion from the Occaneechi and Susquehanock tribes fighting
While Raiding Jamestown...
500 Follower of Nathaniel Bacon
They were unaware of the newly passed reforms concerning the Indians.
We demand the use of our militia
Jamestown was badly damaged from Bacon's Rebellion (which lasted for months). After attacking a nearby, innocent Indian tribe- the group then burned the colonial capital to the ground.
They retreated across the river.
The rebellion did not last long- and Bacon soon died this caused a lessening of the force. The remaining forces were disarmed through trickery, by Thomas Graham, a captain. Things soon went back to normal- and Berkeley regained his position.
Glory be to us all- for I have disarmed the rebels.