Indian Wars

Wars between the early colonists and Indians, particularly prior to the Revolutionary War in the Mid to late 1700s.

Bacons Rebellion of 1676 star
The first rebellion in the American colonies began with an uprising lead by Nathaniel Bacon in 1676. The fragile peace between the settlers and the Indian tribes was shattered due to Bacons Rebellion.

Powhatan Wars - 1600s star
Prior to European contact, the Powhatan paramountcy of tribes occupied land in what is now eastern Virginia. An estimated 14,000 to 21,000 people were members of these tribes. Today there is a mere fraction of the people who once lived there.

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