The Hero Of Nat Turner: A Hero

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A person who takes charge takes on huge responsibilities. Taking charge is stepping outside the boundaries of ordinary. Nat Turner could certainly be looked at as a hero of his time and he definitely took charge of what he believed in to make change. When people think of heroes they normally assume that the person has super powers and doing “inhumane” things. Right away people refer heroes to cartoons and movies. A hero is simply someone who makes sacrifices to help others and they’re highly respected, a world changer. There are different types of heroes all over the world. A hero is Nat Turner. Nat Turner is a very independent strong person who fought for what he believed in to change the world for slaves and African Americans. According to (google source) Turner was born into slavery on October 2nd 1800, in Southampton Country, Virginia. Tuner wasn’t an ordinary slave he was able to learn…show more content…
Its be told that after the rebellion about 100-200 African Americans were killed. (packet) Not to long after this on October 30, 1831 Tuner was captured. (google) Turner was allowed to go to court and have a trail, which ended November 11, 1831. He pled not guilty because the believed he was called by God. (google) Turner was found guilty and was hung, and the same went got the ones that where involved.(packet) Even though Turners rebellion seemed as if it had failed at the time, within time he was looked at as a hero for African Americans because he created change. Right after the rebellion slave laws became harsh. (google) But as the laws became harsh abolitionist grew more motivated. Tuner became a big part of history and people valued everything he did. He was a villain to the white man and a hero to the Negros because they finally got someone to stand up for their rights even though it was done a bloody way. Within time his attempts helped African Americans gain citizenship and

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