New York conspiracy
Updated: 6/17/2020
New York conspiracy
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  • New York Conspiracy of 1741
  • March 18
  • I'm tired of them controlling us
  • We need to stand and fight
  • New York Conspiracy New York had the 2nd biggest slave population. At the time slaves and poor whites economically competed against each other.
  • Will make them paranoid and scared
  • New York Conspiracy After competing against each other they decided to make a plot against the people of Manhattan. They decided to make a series of fires
  • Will burn New York with a series of fires
  • Whats going to happen to my home?
  • I wonder what these slaves and poor whites are planning?
  • I'm scared and very paranoid
  • New York Conspiracy Many people of Manhattan knew that the slaves and some of the poorer whites were plotting an attack.
  • New York Conspiracy They started 13 fires in Manhattan and over 13 African Americans were killed by the fires.
  • New York Conspiracy After the fires 161 African Americans and 20 whites were arrested. 17 African Americans and 4 whites were hanged. Many were banned
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