Nat Turner Rebellion
- It is otherwise known has the Southampton Insurrection.
- It took place in Southampton County in Virginia.
- Happened during August, 1831.
- Nat Turner had 3 visions and believed it was his destiny to rebel against the whites to protest slavery.
- The final sign of the blue/green of the sun caused Nat to march toward Jerusalem the closest town and rebel.
- Nat Turner led his men to kill 60 white men, women and children.
Lasting effects and results
- Nat Turner and his 16 men were caught and executed.
- Blacks were beheaded and their heads were left along the road to warn others.
- Nat Turner was hung on November 11th 1831 and his body was then flayed, beheaded and quartered
- The general assembly made it illegal to teach slaves to read or write and restrict blacks from having religious meetings without a white minister and other activities.
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