HISTORY

The Times When African Slaves Rebelled Against Their Captors

A brief look at some of the greatest slave rebellions in history.

Sal
Momentum
Published in
5 min readNov 29, 2023

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A Depiction of Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion | Image Source: Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

Quite a few people tend to falsely believe that enslaved people of the past laid down and accepted their fate. Others even go so far as to say that their inaction and acceptance of the status quo was precisely why…

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Sal
Momentum

I am a History Educator and a Lifelong Learner with a Masters in Global History.