Forgotten Rebellion: Black Seminoles and the Largest Slave Revolt in U.S. History

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by LearnLiberty on Mar 23, 2012
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The story of John Horse and the Black Seminoles has been largely untold, but they deserve to be remembered for a number of reasons:

- They created the largest haven in the U.S. South for runaway slaves.
- They led the largest slave revolt in U.S. history.
- They secured the only emancipation of rebellious slaves prior to the U.S. Civil War.
- The formed the largest mass exodus of slaves across the United States and, ultimately, to Mexico.

Learn more about this remarkable story that has been overlooked by Hollywood, popular culture, and even historians. This group of freedom fighters-who ultimately found peace, liberty, and prosperity-is worth remembering.

Read Amy Strurgis' Reason article "Florida's Forgotten Rebels" here.