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Slave from VA that led group of slaves to kill their slaves holders and familes. Turner caught and executed on Nov.11, 1831. Slave states stricker control on slave population.
United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)
United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
machine that produced a more efficient way to get the seeds out of cotton, and expanded southern development
Sold Down The River
phrase used to describe a slave that was sold away from their plantation and family
This was the famine that occurred in Ireland that killed of thousands of people because the main potato crop could not grow because of bad soil that year. Caused many to immigrate to the United States
Francis Cabot Lowell
Visited England and returned to the US to open a mill in Mass. that brought spining and weaving in one building in a town named after him
a network of people who helped thousands of enslaved people escape to the North by providing transportation and hiding places
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