Dear Students,We are going to look at some primary sources for this assignment that revolve around Nat Turner’s Rebellion. This rebellion was extremely significant because of its impact on the relationship between the North and the South; basically it fractured it almost beyond repair. In fact, even today, over 150 years after the Civil War began, some people in the South still feel anger towards the North. Sad, but true. This anger began nearly 200 years ago, with the rebellion of a brilliant but mentally unstable slave named Nat Turner, who led a group of slaves that murdered nearly 60 whites in the neighborhood. This included a number of children who were at school, and at least one baby in his cradle. The backlash was immediate and vicious, over 200 innocent Blacks were killed in retaliation, and the frightened Virginians blamed the Abolitionist groups in the North for inciting Turner to rebel. The fact is that the Abolitionists had nothing to do with it, and, along with the rest of the North, condemned Turner’s rebellion. Here is a short video clip for you to watch:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dhiQ-d9JMsHere is your primary source: https://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Excerpts_from_Governor_John_Floyd_s_Message_to_the_General_Assembly_December_6_1831 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.What you need to discuss, in a 5 paragraph essay, is: how did Nat Turner’s Rebellion affect the relationship between the North and South?
Dear Students, We are going to look at some primary sources for this assignment that revolve around Nat Turner’s Rebellion. This rebellion was extremely significant because of its impact on the relat
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