Denmark Vesey

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Noun1.Denmark Vesey - United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)
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Denmark Vesey (1767-1822), one of the church's founders, organized a major uprising of the enslaved in Charleston.
It burned in the 1800s during a controversy surrounding Denmark Vesey, one of the church's organizers, who was the leader of a major slave rebellion in that city
This particular church, which was founded in 1816, had its own grim history: when a founder, Denmark Vesey, tried to organise a slave revolt in 1822, he was caught, and white landowners burned the church down in revenge.
Denmark Vesey - one of the founders - led a failed slave revolt in 1822, which resulted in the church being burned to the ground by whites.
One of its founders, Denmark Vesey, tried to organise a slave revolt in 1822.
Denmark Vesey was perhaps the most outstanding agent of greater Caribbean evangelism.
Great Gittin' Up Morning (1980) explores the antebellum period through the eyes of a fictionalized Denmark Vesey and his partners in a slave rebellion that occurred in South Carolina in 1822.
Some of slavery's most violent dissidents--Nat Turner, Toussaint L'Ouverture, Denmark Vesey, Gabriel Prosser--weren't exactly intractable field hands.
The five-to-six-page chapters range over 400 years of the Palmetto State's past, recounting tales of the aristocratic pirate, Stede Bonnet, the slave uprising led by Denmark Vesey, two kinds of "Carolina gold" (rice and the precious metal), the hand-built automobiles of one-time Ford rival John Anderson, the origin of the dance named after the city of Charleston, and even the devastation of Hurricane Hugo.
In her reinterpretation, she adds the failed revolt in 1822 led by Denmark Vesey, a free man of color, to the more accepted reasons, such as a generational struggle, the failing economy of Charleston, quarrels between traditionalists and innovators within Christian denominations, and the manner in which the civic society was now defined as totally Christian.
Paquette makes a convincing case that slave drivers were often respected by fellow slaves, and usually participated in or even led major slave rebellions, including the slave revolt of 1811 in Louisiana and the Denmark Vesey conspiracy of 1822 in South Carolina.
nineteenth century, Denmark Vesey and Nat "The Prophet"