slavery and the origins of the civil war

In 1811, hundreds of slaves rose up on the plantations along the lower Mississippi River—an area known as the German Coast—and attempted to march on New Orleans. ... Copies of the Appeal showed up as far away as New Orleans, and caused panic in the planter class. ..

black lives matter

The Black population of New Orleans, isolated by a lack of mass transportation and located in the areas more prone to flooding, had to face the cataclysm alone. ..

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