Colonial forces finally caught up with Metacom in August 1676, and the sachem was slain by a Christian Indian fighting with the English. Bacon died of typhus in the autumn of 1676, and his successors surrendered to Berkeley in January 1677. Subscribe to view the full document.
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But most rebels were more interested in defending their homes and families than in fighting other Englishmen, and deserted Bacon in droves at every rumor of Indian activity.
The Native Americans defined land ownership differently; they believed that land should be shared by everyone, not individuals as believed by the settlers. In King Phillips War colonials fought against Indians and wiped out a whole mass of the native people.
The whites were superior to the blacks and blacks had almost no rights because of slavery and the belief that they have no social status. Bacon also demanded for war against the Native Americans for he wished to gain some more land for new plantations in which farmers could work off of. In the eighteenth century there were fewer women than men so they usually ended up marrying and working on farms.