The Bacon Rebellion

Updated: 10/4/2021
The Bacon Rebellion

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  • Before
  • Before the Bacon Rebellion most of the poor colonists were indentured servants probably working on a farm or doing their masters chores for them.
  • During the Bacon rebellion angry colonists burnt down Jamestown because they were angry at being indentured servants and felt that the governor was corrupt
  • During
  • The bacon rebellion ultimately failed and end and it was the birth of modern racism. The planters realized that the white indentured servants were both a bad idea and dangerous so they turned to the slaves who were all African
  • After