January 17, 2021

Today in History: The Stono Rebellion

Today in History–September 9–the Library of Congress features the Stono Rebellion—the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution—which occurred on this day in 1739. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more slave insurrection primary sources and other resources related to slavery in the United States. A narrative of the uncommon sufferings, and surprizing [sic] deliverance of Briton Hammon, a … [Read more...]