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Thursday, 13 December 2012
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: SLAVE REBELLION IN NORTH AMERICA:
A Slave Rebellion is one armed uprising by slaves. Slave rebellion has occurred in nearly all societies that practice slavery and are among the most feared events by slave holder. Numerous black slave rebellion and Insurrection took place in North America during the 17th 18th and 19th centuries. There is documentary evidence of more than 250 uprising or attempted uprising involving ten or more slaves. Three of the best known in the United States during the 19th centuries are the revolts by Gabriel Prosser in Virginia in 1800, Denmark Vesey in Charleston South Carolina in 1822 and Nat Turner in Southampton County Virginia in 1831.