Monster Essays - Bacon's Rebellion
"Where we do well know that all our causes will be impartially heard and
equally justice administered to all men," as stated by, Nathaniel Bacon. 1 In
1676 an uprising known as Bacon's Rebellion occurred in Virginia. The immediate
cause of this revolt was the dissension between the planters and the Indians.
Because Sir William Berkeley, the Governor of Virginia had willingly denied
support to the farmers, Bacon assumed leadership of an unauthorized expedition
against the Indians. When Bacon learned that Governor Berkeley was rising a
force against him, he turned away from the Indians to fight with Berk....