Facts about Nat Turner USA Flag


Nathaniel Turner (born in Southampton County, Virginia, died in Jerusalem, Virginia) was a famous Activist from USA, who lived between October 2, 1800 and November 11, 1831. He became only 31 years old.


Nat Turner was a black North American rebel who served as a Baptist preacher among the negro slaves in Virginia. He led a revolt against slavery, and caused the most number of casualties in the southern United States (Antebellum).

He reported in 1828 that he had a revelation, that the slaves would become the ruling, "the utmost care for the principal". As a result of this he designed a slave rebellion, and August 21, 1831, he attacked along with seven companions its owner, J. Travis, farm and murdered him and his family.

After looting in the neighborhood rose band numeraire to sixty, but they were scattered Already on August 22 of hastily mustered white and captured later by the city ordered the soldiers and militia.

Turner himself was jailed Oct. 30 and was executed by hanging. The rebellion cost the 55 whites, including 18 women and 24 children, life.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 1 quotes who is written / told by Nat.

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Famous quotes by Nat Turner (1)

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"Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer"