The Negro Conspiracy of 1741

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Historical Context Note

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 01 September 2014.]