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Nat Turner's Slave Revolt

An illustration of various scenes depicting Nat Turner's slave revolt against their masters.

Biblical View of Slavery

New York paper outlines slavery as a necessary evil in the eyes of God.

American Slavery Justified Advertisement

Reverend Samuel Seabury published a sermon in a New York newspaper claiming slavery properly adhered to religious law.

Whig harmony

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Politcal Cartoon depicting the Whig party leading the white house astray

Slaves Weighing Cotton

A photo taken of slaves weighing cotton at a Virginia station that was published in Detroit.

National Wealth Through 1810

A bar graph showing the evolution of domestic wealth sources from 1770 to 1810.

Slave Paddle Whipping

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A man whips his slave while children observe, a common practice on plantations.

Slave Living Quarters

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Slave living quarters near the Hermitage Plantation in Savannah, Georgia. Photographed in 1900.

John Brown Painting

Oil Painting by John Stuart