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A Precarious Freedom: the Foundation and Justifications of Acts of Attainder for Enslaved and Free Persons of Color in the 18th Century British Caribbean
(Vanderbilt University. Dept. of History, 2021-04-26)
In October of 1736, in the small colony of Antigua, a group of enslaved persons plotted to overthrow the white planter class, abolish slavery, and declare independence from British rule. Four free Black men were accused ...