The Negro Conspiracy of 1741

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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
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