Punishment for Alleged Conspiracy

Submitted by FHMaster on Fri, 01/06/2017 - 21:05

"When mysterious fires broke out, blacks and whites were accused of conspiring together. Mass hysteria developed against the accused. After a trial of lurid accusations by informants, and forced confessions, two white men and two white women were executed, eighteen slaves were hanged, and thirteen slaves were burned alive."

Year
1741
Location
New York
State
Page
p. 37
Perpetrator
Victim
Event Type
Source
A People's History of the United States

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