aug 12, 1831 - Nat Turner's Rebellion
Aug 1831, slavery issue
Nat turner incited slaves in southern VIrginia plantations to join a rebellion. Around 60 white people were killed during the rebellion. 55 rebels were executed after rebellion was over and more than two hundred were lynched by mobs.
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Timeline: Causes of the American Civil war by Veera Rakkolainen