A slave who wrote poetry and encouraged colonists to free their slaves?
Nat Turner was the first slave to rebel and it basically encouraged other slaves to rebel. It also led to the making of slave codes which were laws or regulations that slaves, slave owners, and other bystanders that might see a runaway slave, would have to follow. Nat turner was also hanged as a consequence for rebelling.
There were some slaves who fought with the colonists and there were free african men in the North who fought with the colonists. A larger majority of slaves fought with the British. It was well known across the colonies that any slave who fought with the British would receive their freedom after the Revolutionary War was over.
In the early days of Christianity, slaves of Christian slave owners had to get their permission to become Christians. This was usually given reluctantly, because the Christian owner had to allow the Christian slave Sundays off work, thus reducing their economic value. In those days, pagans allowed their slaves to be Christians, because they had no obligation to allow the slaves any time off on Sundays. APEX: some of the teachings encouraged the slaves to…