First off, Nat Turner was an educated slave whom thought he was receiving messages from god. His visions lead him to lead a rebellion group of slaves. I believe the way Nat Turn tried to get his freedom caused more problems than people understood. I do understand in this period of time slaves really did not have the knowledge to react in a way that would be beneficial to them, but I could be wrong. After my research on Nat Turner I wanted to know more about the people in this period that stood up for their rights.
In addition, Sojourner Truth was a slave and also an abolitionist leader. The essay on Sojourner Truth seemed to pull me …show more content…
The author stated “he influenced honest men to rebel and revolutionize” to put a stop to slavery. (Civil Disobedience) John Brown also started a group called the abolitionist which was a movement to free slaves. They endured retaliate and death threats, but still continued to stand up for the rights of slaves.
Finally, I think Nat Turner, Sojourner Truth and Civil disobedience all had powerful messages at this time. They all stood up for what they thought was right like freedom of all people no matter race, or sex. They refused to be controlled by any one and helped to influence others to take a stand for their rights. I feel that their actions helped start the fight to abolish slavery. Reading about some of the people that gave up so much for everyone to have freedom makes me appreciate life even