The Negro Conspiracy of 1741 (26 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

This was an alleged plot to burn down New York City, which led authorities to burn 13 blacks alive, hang eight, and transport 71 out of the colony.

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Editors. "The Negro Conspiracy of 1741". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10796, accessed 27 June 2017.]

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