They will then gather 70 troops and in 48 hours will kill 57 white women men

They will then gather 70 troops and in 48 hours will

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They will then gather 70 troops and in 48 hours will kill 57 white women, men, and children Turner will allude capture for two months, but when he is captured he will be tried and executed His actions made southerners uneasy o Running Away – another form of resistance o Abusing Master’s Property Breaking equipment Misplacing things all the time Mishandle animals Work carelessly in fields if they can get away with it o Feigning Illness Being too sick to work Would hide rocks in the bottom of their cotton sacks
11-19-07 o Theft – Most common type of resistance Would steal animals and food from the crops Slave Culture – combined their African past with their current life in America o Slave Family Slaves were intent and created and maintained families under very harsh conditions Southern law did not recognize slave marriage, so they conducted their own These families remained strong Also created kinship networks (families) Gave them a strong sense of community, a stabilizing force o Songs At work and during time off They could talk (sing) about anything (love, joy, work, pain, etc…) o Stories

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