The Resistance Of African Slaves

Your lecture described how slaves resisted their masters on an everyday basis in seemingly small ways. For example, slaves worked slowly, poisoned farm animals or ruined crops. The resistance of African slaves towards their white owners took many forms. Compose an essay on the life and resistance of a famous slave resistor during the Antebellum South.

You may choose from one of the following or identify your own historical figure:

Nat Turner

Harriet Tubman

Frederick Douglass