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Gabriel, Vesey, Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman and Underground Railroad

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Indiana University, Bloomington
Aaad-A 150 - Surv Cultr of Black Americans

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AAAD 150 1nd Edition Lecture 9 Outline of Last Lecture I. Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Domestic Slave Trade Outline of Current Lecture II. Conspiracies and Insurrections III. Running Away Current Lecture I. Conspiracies and Insurrections  1712 Slave Revolt: Africans and Native Americans armed with guns killed nine white people  Rebellion in Stono, S.C where several dozen slaves killed unknown number of whites  Gabriel o Organized a thousand slaves who began a march in Virginia o Governor called out militia and routed insurgents  Denmark Vesey o Free carpenter in Charleston, SC o Sought assistance from revolutionaries in Haiti as he organized an attack on Charleston for Bastille Day o Attack would involve thousands of slaves but it was revealed before it occurred o Vesey and lieutenants were hanged when they refused to tell their secrets  Amistad o Africans being transported illegally from Cuba seized their ship, Amistad, and tried to return to Africa o Landed on Long Island and captured by US Coast Guard and taken to Connecticut for trial o Amistad case reached US Supreme Court and freed them o “Mutiny Aboard the Amistad” Painting was created by Cinque  Nat Turner o Literate slave preacher that organized the most deadly American slave revolt that occurred in Southampton County, Virginia o Felt that God designated him as the liberator of the enslaved through shedding of white people’s blood o Killed 59 white people in two days These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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