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Chapter 7, Lesson 2: Rebellion in Virginia (pp. 163-166)

I. The Government of Virginia

II. The Fight for Land

    A. Land was expensive and hard to get.

    B. Settlers fought with the Algonquin Indians for the land.

    C. Governor Berkeley did not want the settlers to fight the Indians.

III. Bacon's Rebellion
    A. Nathaniel Bacon thought Berkeley should provide more protection from the Indians to families on the frontier.

    B. Disputes between the Indians and settlers continued.

    C. Bacon led attacks on Indian villages and his men burned Jamestown.

    D. After the rebellion, the number of families in Virginia grew.

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