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Nat Turner’s Revolt - 1831


<b>Nat Turner’s Revolt - 1831</b> Nat Turner was born enslaved on October 2, 1800. At the age of 31, he made the decision to revolt against slave owners. Turner along with Henry, Sam, Nelson, Hark and around 70 others embarked on an uprising in Southampton County, VA.
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Nat Turner's rebellion was one of the largest slave rebellions ever to take place in the United States. The images from Nat Turner's rebellion -- of armed black men roaming the country side slaying white men, women, and children -- haunted white southerners and showed slave owners how vulnerable they were.

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