The American Revolution: The Punishment Of Runaway Slaves

Satisfactory Essays
In 1739 Hutchinson's store was robbed for their ammunition and guns. Two shopkeepers were killed. Plantations were burned down. The African armies destination was Fort Mose. There was 20 men. While marching, they played drums to gain more Africans in their army. Nearly 100 people joined by the Afternoon. They never made it to fort Mose because an armed group caught up to them and the Africans faced a brutal death. South Carolina banned drumming and education for slaves, and made gruesome punishments for runaway slaves because of this incident. In 1776, the American Revolution brought hope for the slaves. They heard the talk of liberty and equality from the patriots, but it was all put aside. George Washington wasn't really sure about giving
Get Access