Editors. "Nathaniel Bacon's manifesto gains support for rebellion in Virginia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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British colonists in Virginia rebel against the Governor, William Berkeley, who has been attempting to conciliate the Native Americans. Nathaniel Bacon produces a manifesto, 'Declaration of the People of Virginia', which helps to fuel the rebellion.
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