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Nat Turner"s slave rebellion

Herbert Aptheker

Nat Turner"s slave rebellion

by Herbert Aptheker

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turner, Nat, -- 1800?-1831,
  • Southampton Insurrection, 1831

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herbert Aptheker ; together with the full text of the so-called "confessions" of Nat Turner made in prison in 1831.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14413606M
    OCLC/WorldCa20545175

    Nat Turner’s rebellion came at a crucial time, more than 20 years after the closing of the trans-atlantic slave trade in , which heightened debates around both the morality and. The first full-length study of the bloodiest slave uprising in U.S. history, this meticulously researched document explores the nature of Southern society in the early 19th century and the conditions that led to the rebellion. Aptheker's book includes Turner's "Confessions," recorded before his execution in The inspiration for the acclaimed movie Birth of a .

      Legacy of Nat Turner’s slave rebellion lingers, but reminders are disappearing But the votes fell short. Instead, lawmakers passed harsher laws . The Birth of a Nation, in theaters Friday, is the latest cultural reimagining of Nat Turner, leader of the infamous Southampton County, Virginia, slave ed, co-written, and.

      The legacy of Nat Turner continues to be rewritten. An enslaved African-American preacher, he led a small army of slaves to kill 55 white Virginians beginning on Aug Nat Turner (October 2, – Novem ) led the most significant slave revolt in U.S. history. Undertaken in in Virginia, Turner's Rebellion claimed more lives than any similar uprising. It had repercussions throughout the South, redrawing the lines of the American debate over slavery in ways that led toward all-out civil war within a generation.


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And yet we do not know what he looked like, where he is 3/5(3). I t was in August of that Nat Turner led a rebellion of Virginia slaves that left dozens of people dead, including small children.

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During a two-day rampage, more than 50 whites were killed, mostly by being stabbed or hacked to death.