1639

  • First British West Indies African revolt occurs on Providence Island.

1655

  • Slave rebellion occurs in Jamaica.

1670

  • Slavery expands in the West Indies.

1674

  • Slave revolt in Barbados.

1687

  • Slave uprising in Antigua.

1691

  • First slave revolt in Haiti.

1712

  • African slaves rebel in New York City and are accused of "freedom fires".

1720

  • First Maroon war in Jamaica, which ends in 1739.

1739

  • Largest slave rebellion before the American Revolution occurs along the Stono River, near Charleston, South Carolina.

1760

  • Quakers oppose slavery in Europe and Philadelphia.

 

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HUAN 5 
August 2000