Nat turner on wn network delivers the latest videos and editable pages for news & events, including entertainment, music, sports, science and more, sign up and share your playlists. Transcript nat turner: a troublesom property the camera moves through the swamp nat turner was captured and hanged in the days before his execution, he agreed to tell his story. Nat turner timeline timeline description: nat turner (born october 2, 1800) led a successful and bloody slave revolt, driven by his own religious visions with the support of six other men. Nat turner historical via getty images black voices new virginia monument will commemorate slave revolt leader nat turner.
Nat turner synonyms, nat turner pronunciation, nat turner translation, english dictionary nat turner - united states slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in virginia he. South carolina (1822), and nat turner's uprising in jerusalem, virginia (1831), are the best knownsouthern slave uprisings were so few and so small because of the absolute certainty that they would be brutally repressed. Turner, nat (1800-1831) slave born in southampton county, va, turner was a black american slave who led the southampton insurrection, which has often been seen as the most effective slave.
Nat turner died at 31 - nat turner was an african-american slave who led a slave revolt of slaves and surrender blacks in southampton district, virginia on august 21, that resulted in 60 white deaths. It was in august of 1831 that nat turner led a rebellion of virginia slaves that left dozens of people dead, including small children one-hundred and eighty-five years ago this week, in the early. Since nat turner's proactive strike against slavery, white authors beginning with thomas gray, who the real nat turner was a revolutionary who believed in liberty give me liberty or give me death.
While researching her role as nat turner's wife in the new film the birth of a nation, actress aja naomi king found a small but crucial sentence in an 1831 richmond, va, newspaper clipping. 15 when nat was 10, benjamin turner died nat became the property of his son, samuel turner 18 in 1822, nat turner ran awayhis friends were shocked because after thirty days, he. Nat turner's wiki: nat turner (october 2, 1800 - november 11, 1831) was an enslaved african american who led a rebellion of slaves and free blacks in southampton county, virginia on august 21. Nat turner has a vision which he inteprets as god telling him to lead an uprising of slaves date chosen for nat turner's rebellion it was postponed because turner was sick.
Theatre production. Directed by nate parker with nate parker, armie hammer, penelope ann miller, jackie earle haley nat turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum south, orchestrates an uprising. Turner's confession reveals him to be an intellectual prodigy, a man of truly aristocratic temperament, and a religious fanatic turner, who was born in 1800, had begun to read voraciously at a.
In the spirit of nat turner's resistance, atac will hold its annual birth of slavery commiseration event on monday, august 20, 12:00pm, at 6th and market streets. Nat turner unchained 1,612 likes 1 talking about this nat turner unchained, an independent feature film project based on the true story of a literate. Search for nat turner: a troublesome property on amazoncom i commend this documentary simply because the nat turner rebellion is an event mostly forgotten today and not too many other.