Nat Turner Rebellion
 

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Nat Turner Rebellion
In August 1831, Nat Turner, an illiterate slave and preacher, organized and led a slave revolt. More than 50 whites were killed over the course of the revolt.

Three thousand armed men pursued Turner and his supporters, killing most of them, as well as many innocent African Americans. Turner escaped capture until November, when he was captured and hung.

In response to the uprising. Slave states tightened their restrictions on slaves.