Powhatan Indians removed the treaty protected lands
farmers demanded the Powhatan Indians are removed from their treaty-protected lands. The resentment of the Indians leads to a series of conflicts with the Doeg tribe. 14 friendly Susquehannock Indians who are loyal to the English are killed
Nathaniel Bacon is a new member of Virginia Council of state
March 3, 1675
Sir William Berkeley appoints the wealthy and influential Nathaniel Bacon as one of the several new members of the Virginia Council of State
Doeg Indians attack
Does Indians attack Thomas Mathews Plantation. Over some goods he got from them that he didn't pay for
Colonists and Doeg Indians fight over pigs.
Conflict between the colonists and Does Indians over alleged theft of some pigs
Colonist attack Parley
November the Susquehannock held out for 6 weeks when 5 chiefs came out to parley the colonist attacked and killed them.
Nathaniel bacon were furious at the prospect of a rise in taxes the low prices for tobacco
bacon’s rebellion spring: colonists including Nathaniel bacon were furious at the prospect of a rise in taxes the low prices for tobacco and resented the special privileges given those close to the governor many colonists also believed that Berkeley was failing to defend the frontier against attacks be native Indians.
The militiamen go against the governors and attack friendly Indians.
Bacon's rebellion in the Spring: Nathanial Bacon as the leader of Militiamen in the upper reached of the James River Valley goes against the governors instructions and prepares to attack friendly indians
Bacon captures Jamestown
Bacon's forces and control Jamestown for the next few months
Bacon publishes his declaration to the people of Virginia.
Jamestown was burned
The whole city was burned
Bacon dies of "bloody flux".
Sir William Berkeley returns to England
The commissioners from England report that both sides of Bacon's rebellion should share the blame and Sir William Berkeley returns to England.
Soldiers arrive form England.
England had sent 1000 soldiers to help Bacon, but they had arrived after the rebellion ended.
William Berkeley dies
Approx. July 9, 1677
Sir William Berkeley dies before he can gain as audience with king Charles.