Lead: In July 1675 a raid by Doeg Indians on the outlying Northern Neck plantation of Thomas Matthews laid the foundation for Bacon’s Rebellion.

Intro.: Dan Roberts and A Moment in Time with Jamestown - Journey of Democracy, tracing the global advance of democratic ideals since the founding of Jamestown, Virginia in 1607.

Content: Matthews owed the Doeg payment for past dealings and during the raid the Indians stole several hogs as payback. Matthews’ counter-attack resulted in several deaths on both sides including that of his son.

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