September 9, 2011

September 9: The Stono Slave Rebellion, 1739

The Security Act of 1739 would require all white males to take their weapons with them to church on Sundays. Unfortunately for them, that act would not go into effect until September 29th.

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Photo by Benkos Bioho, published on Wikimedia Commons under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic License.

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