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Let Your Motto Be Resistance

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Let Your Motto Be Resistance
Background Knowledge
During the time period in which these people lived was the 19th century. It was a duration of time where black empowerment was at an all time high and the fight for black equality was always prioritized.
Nat Turner (1800-1831)
Harriet Jacobs
(1815-1897)
Frederick Douglass
(1818-1895)
Born into slavery sometime around 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland
tried to escape slavery twice
most famous intellectual of his time
the well-known work "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass"
influenced role of Blacks in the Civil War
Died in February 20, 1895
Osborne P. Anderson
(1830-1872)
Esteemed vigilante

Known for the only successful slave rebellion in the history of the U.S that killed 55 white slave owners and their families

Learned how to read and write at an early age

Deeply religious which led to the creation of the rebellion through solar eclipse

An extraordinary revolutionist

Died three weeks later by a public hanging and was flayed, beheaded and quartered
Harriet Jacobs- "I want to add my testimony to that of abler pens to convince the people of the Free States what slavery really is. Only by experience can anyone realize how deep, and dark, and foul is that pit of abominations."
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