Nat Turner's Rebellion Against Whites And Slave

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Short term impact: Nat Turner led a rebellion against whites and slave owners, killed 55 people and left whites terrified that there would be other slave rebellions so they made more severe slave codes. Long term impact: In the United states now we do not have slavery and that is mainly because Nat Turner stood up to slavery through his rebellion. He also inspired others to stand up for themselves. Thesis: Nat Turner was a brave, daring, rebellious, African American slave that took a motivational stand against slavery because he was tired of seeing innocent people suffer for no reason, this was the impetus for the civil war. The Heart of the story: Nat Turner led a rebellion of slaves that took a big part of ending slavery and he let people know everyone should be treated equally. He led his rebellion during hard times and it caused slaves to have even worse lives than they already had. During his rebellion, it was very hard for slaves and when his rebellion ended and whites got scared that there might be more rebellions so they tightened rules even more for slaves. The Nat Turner slave rebellion was made up of slaves that we tired of being treated badly so they…show more content…
His slave owner Benjamin Turner allowed him to learn how to read, and write. Nat Turner’s slave owner also allowed him to read the bible and study his religion. When Nat Turner grew up he became a preacher. Later after Nat became a preacher he supposedly started having visions from God to help end slavery. Then after having multiple vision he decided to start a slave rebellion. Build-up Nat Turner had many things happen to him before he realized that slavery was very bad and before he wanted to start his slave rebellion. Things that caused him to want to start a slave rebellion included: visions from god, and witnessing how bad other slaves were
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