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American Pageant Chapter 5 Response Colonial Society on the Eve of the Revolution (1700-1775) America has a history of mixing races and religions. Germans, Scots-Irish, Scots, Irish, Dutch, English, and Africans were the demographic for this new America. However, they did not always get along with the preexisting Native Americans. After the French and Indian war, many were upset that there had been no retaliation on the Natives. The Paxton Boys, a group of Scots-Irish, formed a posse to take revenge on the Native Americans. They were spurred on by the Quakers’ lenient policies toward Native Americans. The South Carolina Slave Revolt is also known as the Stono Rebellion or Cato’s Conspiracy. It was led by an African man named Jemmy, most likely from the Kingdom of Kongo. More than 60 slaves banded together to escape. They only made it 30 miles before they were caught. Most of the rebel slaves were executed and those that survived were resold to the West Indies. The significance of this venture was South Carolina’s response of the Negro Act of

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