Bacon's rebellion - 1676
Step One: Let's gather some background information. You will need an understanding of Indentured Servants.
Click on either of the pictures above to view some information about Nathaniel Bacon and Governor Berkeley and the situation in Jamestown in the 1660s. Read the first three paragraphs (or more if you want more information) to find out more about these two individuals and the beginning of the conflict that lead to Bacon's Rebellion.
Step 3: Every revolution has causes, examine the following pages for possible events that lead to the Rebellion.
Step 4: Take notes on some of the key events in Bacon's Rebellion. Read the comic below. Underneath that, click on the picture to read more about what happened.
Click on the picture below for a brief explanation of events.
Step 5: How did the rebellion end? What were some of the effects of this conflict? Click on the picture below to finish your research exploration.
Scroll down to the section titled The Significance and Effects of Bacon's Rebellion. You may also want to take a look at the timeline. It is pretty awesome.
Step 6: Now you are ready to write up your findings. Refer back to the TASK page. Choose one of the text structures and begin drafting your essay. Good Work.