American Slave Revolts and Conspiracies: A Reference Guide

Editor/Author Walters, Kerry
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $58.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $87.00
ISBN: 978-1-61-069659-3
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 15
Book Status: Available
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Kerry Walters examines representative revolts and offers narratives, primary materials, chronologies and biographies of participants for high school and undergraduate students. Walters offers information on a compelling topic that will be of interest to students of American history or sociology as well as anyone engaging in multicultural studies.

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Table of Contents

  • Author's Note
  • Chronology of Events
  • Prologue: Panic in Westmoreland County
  • Chapter 1: State of Siege
  • Chapter 2: The Stono Revolt
  • Chapter 3: The 1741 New York Conspiracy
  • Chapter 4: The Prosser Conspiracy
  • Chapter 5: The German Coast Revolt
  • Chapter 6: Negro Fort Resistance
  • Chapter 7: The Vesey Conspiracy
  • Chapter 8: Nat Turner's Revolt
  • Chapter 9: The Cheneyville Conspiracy
  • Chapter 10: The Creole Revolt
  • Chapter 11: The Second Creek Conspiracy
  • Biographies
  • Thomas Bennett
  • William Bull
  • William Claiborne
  • Sir Francis Cockburn
  • William Lloyd Garrison
  • Thomas Ruffin Gray
  • James Hamilton
  • Daniel Horsmanden
  • James Monroe
  • Solomon Northup
  • Primary Documents
  • Stono Revolt (1739)
  • The New York Conspiracy (1741)
  • The Prosser Conspiracy (1800)
  • The German Coast Revolt (1811)
  • Negro Fort Resistance (1816)
  • The Vesey Conspiracy (1822)
  • Nat Turner's Revolt (1831)
  • The Cheneyville Conspiracy (1837)
  • The Creole Revolt (1841)
  • The Second Creek Conspiracy (1861)
  • Analytical Essays
  • Perspectives: The Stono Revolt
  • Counterfactual Essay: Gabriel Prosser's Revolt
  • Turning Point: Nat Turner's Revolt
  • Primary Document Essay: The Condemnation of Denmark Vesey
  • Annotated Bibliography