Gabriels Slave Rebellion Facts

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Gabriel's Slave Rebellion Introduction

Gabriel's Rebellion was a black slave rebellion that had been planned near Richmond Virginia in the summer of 1800 by a slave known as Gabriel Prosser. Even though the planned rebellion was stopped before it began it is an important event in black slavery history. The failed rebellion alarmed the white population in the south. Fearing future rebellions could be carried out white slave owners and others took harsh actions that limited slave's abilities to become educated and to meet in groups. On this page is a list of interesting facts about Gabriel's Rebellion including where it was planned, how it was found out, and what happened to the slaves involved. This information could be a great resource for kids writing Black History Month reports.

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