Resisting Slavery . Resistance. Work slow Playing “ Sick” Break tools “Theft ” Poisoning Food Run away Rebellion Gabriel Prosser . Running Away. Over 1,000 Mainly in upper south Ran to the North or Canada. Negro Spirituals. Slaves created songs with secret messages
Slaves created songs with secret
Examples (Don’t copy)
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Let My People Go
Wade in the Water
· Turner was caught and hanged. His revolt, however, increased Southerner’s fears of slave revolts.
· Many slaves tried to escape to the North. Few were successful.
· In 1831, an African-American preacher named Nat Turner led a revolt in Virginia, killing 57 whites.
Whites could be Jailed or fined
Blacks could be killed