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Links to Slave Resistance Sites

  • Conspiracy and Rebellions
    From the PBS series "Africans in America" website. Describes how slave rebellions in the Caribbean spread to the United States. Be sure to look at the many links on this page, including Gabriel's Conspiracy, Denmark, Vesey's conspiracy, Nat Turner's Rebellion, etc.
  • Slave Resistance
    By a history professor at University of Wisconsin at Madison.
  • Did African-American Slaves Rebel?
    Article by scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discussing various instances of rebellion by slaves in the U.S.

Abolition Links

Underground Railroad


Nat Turner Captured

Sketch depicting Nat Turner's capture in Virginia in October, 1831 after attempting to lead a slave rebellion.  Image from



Reward poster for runaway slaves, 1847.  Image from


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