American Portraits

Bacon’s Rebellion and Respect

In this lesson, students will learn about how Nathaniel Bacon demanded respect for the rights of the colonists in Virginia in the 1670’s. They will learn how they too can demand respect for their own rights.

Founding Principles

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Equality

Every individual is equal to every other person in regards to natural rights and treatment before the law.

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Individual Responsibility

Individuals must take care of themselves and their families and be vigilant to preserve their liberty.

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