"In 1689, many of the grievances of the poor were mixed up in the farmer's revolt of Jacob Leisler and his group. Leisler was hanged, and the parcelling out of the huge estates continued."
"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."
"About twenty-five blacks and two Indians set fire to a building, then killed nine whites who came on the scene. they were captured by soldiers, put on trial, and twenty-one were executed."