American Slave Revolts and Conspiracies: A Reference Guide

English | 2015 | ISBN: 161069659X | 255 Pages | PDF | 2 MB


English | 2015 | ISBN: 161069659X | 255 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Provides a comprehensive overview of 10 major slave revolts and examines how those uprisings and conspiracies impacted slaveholding colonies and states from 1663 to 1861.
Offers an overview of American slave revolts and conspiracies to revolt
Explores the context of chronic fear of uprising in slaveholding colonies and states in North America from 1663 to 1861
Offers accounts gleaned from primary resources regarding slave leaders and their lieutenants, and of the trials that condemned them
Describes the climate of fear in which slaveholding whites lived, as well as the various social practices and legal statutes they enacted to minimize the risk of slave revolt
Includes a narrative, primary materials, biographics, a chronology, and an annotated bibliography-all of which will be helpful to students writing papers on the topic

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