Slave revolt in New York (20 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 6 April, slave revolts rocked New York City. The first revolt saw six slaves commit suicide and 21 were executed. The

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Slave revolt in New York". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
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