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Today in Black History: August 21, 1831 “Nat Turner Led A Slave Rebellion”

* Nat Turner played a big role in slavery through his rebellion. I think that it would be a great unit to discuss while learning about the impact of slavery on agricultural changes in the South.

* Nat Turner played a big role in slavery through his rebellion. I think that it would be a great unit to discuss while learning about the impact of slavery on agricultural changes in the South.

Nat Turner (1800 –1831) was an African-American slave who led a slave rebellion in  Virginia in 1831 that resulted in 60 white deaths. White militias and troops suppressed the uprising. Mobs attacked blacks in the area killing an estimated total of 100-200, many not involved with the revolt. The state arrested and executed 57 blacks accused of being part the rebellion. Turner was captured, quickly tried, convicted, sentenced to death, and hanged.

Nat Turner (1800 –1831) was an African-American slave who led a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831 that resulted in 60 white deaths. White militias and troops suppressed the uprising. Mobs attacked blacks in the area killing an estimated total of 100-200, many not involved with the revolt. The state arrested and executed 57 blacks accused of being part the rebellion. Turner was captured, quickly tried, convicted, sentenced to death, and hanged.

Nat Turner: Abolitionist, slave of the south. Led a rebellion in the slave state of Virginia that ultimately led to harsher laws against slaves trying to flee to the North. This image shows Nat Turner dressed in a fine suit.

Nat Turner: Abolitionist, slave of the south. Led a rebellion in the slave state of Virginia that ultimately led to harsher laws against slaves trying to flee to the North. This image shows Nat Turner dressed in a fine suit.

Nat Turner a slave in Southampton County, Virginia. Description from…

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Nat Turner a slave in Southampton County, Virginia. Description from…

The powerful new poster for first-time filmmaker Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation, which debuted on Tidal, shows his character Nat Turner being hung by an American flag noose. The Beyond the Lig…

Bold New Poster for Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Debuts

The powerful new poster for first-time filmmaker Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation, which debuted on Tidal, shows his character Nat Turner being hung by an American flag noose. The Beyond the Lig…

A pair of FORMER SLAVES, photographed after their escape.  Across the South, in the years leading up to the Civil War, the thought of slave uprisings struck fear in the hearts of slave-owners. (Corbis)

Nat Turner’s Insurrection

A pair of FORMER SLAVES, photographed after their escape. Across the South, in the years leading up to the Civil War, the thought of slave uprisings struck fear in the hearts of slave-owners. (Corbis)

As Nat Turner led a bloody slave rebellion, he carried this bible

As Nat Turner led a bloody slave rebellion, he carried this bible

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