Historical FAQs #1:

 

  • What kind of person was Nat Turner? Was he a heroic freedom fighter? A misguided religious fanatic? A cold-blooded killer?

 

1. Thomas R. Gray, Confessions of Nat Turner, 1831

2. Richmond Enquirer, September 27, 1831

3. Trial Transcript, Trial of Nat Turner, November 5, 1831

 

                               

After reading these recommended documents or browsing the website, what do you think of Nat Turner, and why?