Black Rebellion in Early America Virtual Program

Jun 20, 2023

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall House in an exploration of three Black rebellions that took place in the Early Republic United States: Gabriel’s Conspiracy of 1800, the German Coast Uprising of 1811, and Nat Turner’s Rebellion of 1831. This program will examine the causes, history, and legacies of these three Black rebellions and discuss how these events impacted the identity of enslaved and free Blacks, as well as their white counterparts. Additionally, how did these rebellions shape the future of of American politics, law, and slavery, and how did Chief Justice John Marshall view Black resistance?

Content Warning: this program will discuss acts of violence and racialized language as depicted in primary source materials, as well as complex and challenging concepts. This program is most appropriate for audiences aged 14 and up.

Advanced registration is required for this event. Admission is $5/device, but free for Preservation Virginia Members, use code PVMEMBER.

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