6 BUT… Tobacco is incredibly harsh on the land The Colonial Economy & Labor Force has become one-dimensionalEducation is lackingCities aren’t developingIndentured Servants are frustratedhigh taxesno more land left for them
8 PRECURSORS TO BACON’S REBELLION 1. One crop economy2. Indentured Servitude3. Soil Dying
9 Something Does!!!As the market is flooded with tobacco, the price of tobacco plummetsFarmers not making much moneyGo into debtStill have heavy taxesAs tobacco is harsh on the land, the soil needs time to replenish
10 What To Do??? Colonists thought if they could just get more land… Could grow more tobaccoSell moreMake more money!!!But there is no more land…for colonistsWho has the rest???
12 Native Americans Treaties have been signed Borders have been drawn So What!!!!!!!!!!Discontent boils over…Farmers begin to invade Powhatan Lands to the WestGroup of Susquehannocks are killedRetaliation comes
20 EFFECTS OF BACON’S REBELLION 1. Farmers Start War2. Invasion of Native American Lands3. Attack Wealthy Planters
21 But Then… Bacon dies suddenly Rebellion fades out HOUSE OF BURGESSES – VA Assembly votes to lower taxes and open up some land
22 THE REALIZATION Indentured Servant Labor isn’t Working!!! They become free and want thingsLike land, freedoms, rights, moneyAmerican Colonies Need a New Source of LaborOne that won’t give them these problems
23 OUTCOME OF BACON’S REBELLION 1. Some Gov’t HelpLower Taxes2. SLAVERY EXPANDS IN THE COLONIES!!!Indentured Servitude will not work
24 What was Bacon’s Rebellion? Farmers expressing discontent, making war on Native Americans to get more land
25 What is the SIGNIFICANCE of Bacon’s Rebellion? The Significance of Bacon’s Rebellion is that African Slavery was expanded in the American Colonies(Cause and Effect!!!)(Changes over Time!!!)
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