Visual Timeline: Bacon's Rebellion
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1675 CE: Tensions in Virginia Colony mount between Governor George Berkeley and landowner Nathanial Bacon and their supporters.
1676 CE: Bacon's Rebellion; Jamestown is burned in revolt over governor's pro-Native American and early settler's rights.
1676 CE: Nathaniel Bacon, leader of insurrection, dies of dysentery; rebellion fails and Governor Berkeley later executes other leaders.
1677 CE: Governor Berkeley ordered back to England; Sir Herbert Jeffreys becomes governor of Virginia and restores order.