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Nat Turner"s slave revolt--1831. by Henry Irving Tragle

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Published by Grossman Publishers in [New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831.,
  • Southampton Insurrection, 1831.

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Edition Notes

SeriesJackdaw, no. A1, Jackdaw (New York, N.Y.) ;, no. A1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF232.S7 T68
The Physical Object
Pagination1 portfolio. (illus., facsims.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5445781M
ISBN 100305620479
LC Control Number73119390

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The Southampton Slave Revolt of A Compilation of Source Material, Including the Full Text of The Confessions of Nat Turner [Tragle, Henry Irving] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Southampton Slave Revolt of A Compilation of Source Material, Including the Full Text of The Confessions of Nat TurnerCited by: 2. Get this from a library! Nat Turner's slave revolt [Henry Irving Tragle] -- The drawings, correspondence, and other primary sources shed light on the slave revolt of Nat Turner. Nat Turner's name rings through American history with a force all its own. Leader of the most important slave rebellion on these shores, variously viewed as a murderer of unarmed women and children, an inspired religious leader, a fanatic—this puzzling figure represents all the terrible complexities of American slavery. And yet we do not know what he looked like, where he is buried, or even 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. One-hundred and eighty-five years ago this week, in the.

Nat Turner’s rebellion gave the question renewed urgency. In and Virginians debated manumission in newspapers, at local meetings, and in the legislature. In the end they went in the opposite direction, beefing up slave patrols and militia and enacting harsh new restrictions on the movements of slaves and free blacks alike.   Nathanial “Nat” Turner () was a black American slave who led the only effective, sustained slave rebellion (August ) in U.S. history. 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 Nation.   Nat Turner, Black American slave who led the only effective, sustained slave rebellion (August ) in U.S. history. His action set off a new wave of oppressive legislation prohibiting the education, movement, and assembly of slaves and stiffened proslavery convictions that persisted in the South until the Civil War.

  Nov. 5, Nat Turner tried for slave rebellion. By Allen Pusey. November 1, , am CDT Among those who eluded capture was Turner, the slave who had been their acknowledged leader. We the undersigned, members of the Court convened at Jerusalem, on Saturday, the 5th day of Nov. , for the trial of Nat, alias Nat Turner, a negro slave, late the property of Putnam Moore, deceased, do hereby certify, that the confessions of Nat, to Thomas R. Gray, was read to him in our presence, and that Nat acknowledged the same to be. Nat Turner's name rings through American history with a force all its own. Leader of the most important slave rebellion on these shores, variously viewed as a murderer of unarmed women and children, an inspired religious leader, a fanatic--this puzzling figure represents all the terrible complexities of /5(3). In the summer of , a band of some forty slaves led by Nat Turner attacked slave-owning residents of Southampton County, Virginia. One of the largest and most violent revolts in the history of the young nation, the rebellion took the lives of some sixty white men, women, and children.