Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion

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Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion

by Ellis Roxburgh

Part of a Series: Rebellions, Revolts, and Uprisings.

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ISBN: 9781538207659

Nathaniel “Na” Turner was a black slave who led a rebellion in the American South in the summer of 1831. A charismatic leader, Turner gathered about 75 slaves to his cause. By the time the insurrection was suppressed, more than 100 were dead, and Turner was hanged. In the aftermath, laws were passed to prevent the education of slaves and a deeper schism opened between abolitionists and slaveholders. The rebellion was truly a harbinger of the bloody events to come. This significant story of pre-Civil War America is the focus of this comprehensive volume, a valuable support for social studies curricula.

 
  • ISBN: 9781538207659
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Gareth Stevens
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: 975.5'5503
    Genre: Nonfic
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