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Unformatted text preview: marriages lasted 20-30 years broken up by death or sale. Marital fidelity was encouraged by masters who believed that stable unions produced more offspring and in turn were easier to control. Also they saw premarital sex as a sin. 4. Identify the cornerstone of African American culture.-Religion was the cornerstone of this emerging African American culture. 5. List the major American slave conspiracies and revolts between 1800 and 1831. -1800: A Virginia slave mobilized a large band of followers to march on Richmond.-1811: Several hundred Louisiana slaves marched on New Orleans brandishing guns, waving flags and beating drums. It took 300 army men to stop them.-1822: A conspiracy was uncovered revealing a well planned attack to seize local armories arm the slave population and take possession of the city. 6. Name the informal network that helped fugitive slaves escape to the North.-The Underground Railroad. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2012 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Purcell during the Fall '08 term at Austin CC.
- Fall '08
- US History