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Shumakov A. A. The conspiracy of Denmark Vesey: Causes and prerequisites. Izvestiya of Saratov University. History. International Relations, 2023, vol. 23, iss. 1, pp. 61-70. DOI: 10.18500/1819-4907-2023-23-1-61-70, EDN: ZTOURK

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The conspiracy of Denmark Vesey: Causes and prerequisites

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Shumakov Andrey A., Tula Branch of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics
Abstract: 

This article considers one of the most significant events in African–American history – the Charleston slave Conspiracy of 1822. The author focuses on the causes and prerequisites of this phenomenon, which are divided into 5 groups (political, socio-cultural, socio-economic, demographic and personal motives). Subjecting each of them to a critical analysis, he comes to the conclusion that it is impossible to attribute the Denmark Vesey conspiracy to typical slave uprisings. The source base of the research is the materials of the trial, testimonies and newspaper publications of that time. 

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Received: 
01.08.2022
Accepted: 
10.11.2022
Published: 
01.02.2023
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