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
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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