Essay On Slave Revolt

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The story I am about to tell you is the story of the most successful slave revolt in history.No other revolt got as many freed as this one.Not to mention with very little lives life lost . the year is 1841 and international slave trade has been abolished but there was still domestic slave trade. The johnson and eperson a company of richmond virginia, traded but not just any slave trade. The had a brig named the creole. A brig is a smaller vessel/ship with two masts instead of one.madison washington the hero of our story is on the ship and not of free will. He was recaptured and put into slavery again.

Madison had gotten away when he was 19,he ran to canada and stayed there for a couple years.But he soon returned to richmond in search of his wife so they could be together and raise a family. But he was sold out by a fellow slave and was recaptured and thrown onto a ship. Which was leaving for the port in new orleans. Madison was clever though, he managed to get some files aboard the ship.it 's unknown how mabe a crew member turned a blind eye or because the crew consisted of only ten people and only 7 actually worked. The other two where the captains daughers.so assoon as a crew
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Unfortemy madison and his men could not be free for they had killed a slave trader so madison understanding went to jail. could dispese into the city or go to jamaica. Unfortemy madison and his men could not be free for they had killed a slave trader so madison understanding went to jail. nd maybe a few others,5 slaves wanted to remain in slavery.
Not all rebellions failed but few succeed. This one rebellion was turned into a book based on the events called the heroic slave by frederick douglass. It was on the 9th of november that the most successful revolt in history took
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