Historical Period Of The Bacon 's Rebellion

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In this essay we will closely examine the historical period of The Bacon’s Rebellion during the late 1600’s. We will pay closer attention to the cause and effects of Bacon’s Rebellion and the development of the white oppressed era. Before the Jim Crow era, the invention of the word Negro or the “White man”, or descriptive concepts to describe the blacks never seemed to existed. The colonial era consisted of a large mixed population of white and black bondsmen, who occupied the same economic issues, and were equal treated by the “lords” of the plantations as well as “legislatures,” and were unconcerned about the color of one another skin. These individuals “worked together and relaxed together ” as the notion of race was a relative…show more content…
The early European believed that indian lacked genuine religion, or in fact worship the devil . Indians believed in natural healing, shamans, and herb healer but they were seen as “witch doctors,” their numerous ceremonies and rituals was viewed as worshiping “false gods” and christianny presented no obstacles to the commercial use of the land, and indeed in some way encouraged it that true religion was to progress civilization. “Be fruitful and multiply..” The Europeans invoked the indian’s distinctive pattern of land use and ideas about property to answer the raised awkward question by the British minister of the early stage of England’s colonization: “ By what right or warrant can we enter into the land of these “Savages”and take away their rightful inheritance from them, and plant ourselves in their place? Also the Indians gender division of labor and matrilineal family structures, Europeans saw the American Indians as weak men and mistreated women. They deemed their work leisure activities which was not “real” work because the indian women worked in the fields; referring to them of lacking freedom, and “weren’t much better than slaves.” Europeans consider indian men “unmanly” too weak to
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