Took place in the colony of Virginia on March 22 1622. The natives began to dislike the colonists in 1609 when the English governor started to send raiding parties to demand food. Chief Opchanacanough led series of surprise attacks that killed 347 people, a quarter of the Jamestown population. The Powhatan also destroyed many settlements at the same time along the James river.
On the same day of the attack the Powhatan took out Henricus and its college.
At the time of the massacre Thomas Gates was the governor of Virginia.
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