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STONO REBELLION: LARGEST SLAVE UPRISING IN COLONIAL AMERICA

A common myth regarding the enslavement of Africans in the New World is that they simply endured their lot without actively fighting against it. There are several examples disproving this, one being the Stono Rebellion of 1739. 270 more words

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What Was the Stono Rebellion?

“On Sunday, September 9, 1739, the dread became real in a slave rebellion on the Stono River, twenty miles from Charles Town. The violence began when twenty slaves stole guns and gunpowder from a store, killing and decapitating the two storekeepers. 223 more words

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