White People Dbq

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The white people in Southampton County realized that they were in grave danger of violence from slaves and needed to prevent slaves from organizing. Document A shows the fears that the people had through images of white people being threatened and killed by slaves and the desire for protection by the picture of the army coming in. Document B shows that the government is willing to go to great lengths to catch rebellious slaves by offering a five hundred dollar reward. Document C tells that the white people realized that the slaves were planning at their religious meetings; they were unifying against the whites. Document D shows that the government took quick measures to control the situation by outlawing meetings of slaves. The whites realized
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