House Slaves Betrayed Denmark Vesey By Unveiling Revolt Plot 190 Years Ago

July 10, 2012   // 0 Comments

The North American Slave Revolts are often centered on the most well-known rebellion of African slaves rising against their captors: the Nat Turner-led revolt of 1831. The Denmark Vesey conspiracy, however, is notable for the sheer number of slaves involved and how a simple, cowardly confession from fearful members of the revolution foiled Vesey’s epic plot. One-hundred and ninety years ago toda...

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