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Claiming Rights: The Stono Rebels Strike for Liberty

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Stono Rebellion, which broke out on September 9, 1739, when a group of Kongolese slaves-turned-rebels stormed a storehouse near Charles Town in the colony of South Carolina ... More


Doin’ de Right: The Persistence of the Stono Narrative

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Stono Rebellion that began in a storehouse in colonial South Carolina in 1739 has been variously called an insurrection, a rebellion, a revolt, and an uprising. It was also dubbed the “Gullah ... More


Plantation Traditions: Racism and the Transformation of the Stono Narrative

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the intertextual challenge to universal human rights posed by writers of the Charleston School and the competing “plantation traditions” of Angelina Grimké, Edmund Quincy, Henry ... More


Introduction

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the Stono Rebellion, which erupted on September 9, 1739, when a group of Kongolese slaves-turned-rebels stormed a storehouse near Charles Town in the colony of South Carolina and ... More


Negro Acts: Communication and African American Declarations of Independence

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the legal repercussions the Stono Rebellion, which broke out on September 9, 1739 when a group of Kongolese slaves-turned-rebels hoping to gain liberty stormed a storehouse near ... More


Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Jack Shuler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On Sunday, September 9, 1739, twenty Kongolese slaves armed themselves by breaking into a storehouse near the Stono River south of Charleston, South Carolina. They killed twenty-three white ... More


Dissension in the Ranks: Regarding, Evaluating, and Revealing Slavery in Eighteenth-Century America

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1731, the South Carolina government offered a reward of 175 pounds sterling to any printer who would set up shop in the colony. Benjamin Franklin, one of America’s first media moguls and connected ... More


Carolina’s Colonial Architecture and the Age of Rights

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines John Locke’s philosophy of natural rights, and his ambiguous political and economic ties to the colony of South Carolina. It considers some of the written and cultural ... More


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