Us history Fort Burrows


 200 colonists landed in Chesapeake Bay



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 200 colonists landed in Chesapeake Bay

 Bay was full of fish, oysters and crab; hoped to grow tobacco like Virginia

Lord Baltimore gave land grants to attract settlers who brought women, children and servants

Religious Tolerance

 Lord Baltimore welcomed Protestants and Catholics

 Feared Protestants might try to deprive Catholics the right to worship freely

Asked assembly to pass Act of Toleration law providing religious freedom to all Christians

Bacon’s Rebellion

 Conflicts arose with Indians over land; many bloody clashes

 Settlers asked for governor to take action but he refused

 Nathaniel Bacon organized a settler raid on Indian villages

 Led followers to Jamestown and burned capital

Bacon’s Rebellion did not last long; Bacon died; revolt fell apart


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