African American History Culture : TACKY’S REBELLION: 1760 SLAVE UPRISING IN THE CARIBBEAN (JAMAICA)

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TACKY’S REBELLION: 1760 SLAVE UPRISING IN THE CARIBBEAN (JAMAICA)



Tacky’s War Rebellion was an uprising of #Black African slaves in Jamaica from May to July 1760. The rebellion was one of the most significant slave uprisings in the Caribbean between the 1733 slave insurrection on St. John and 1791 Haitian Revolution. The leader of the uprising, Tacky (Tacki) was originally from the Ashanti ethnic group in West Africa. He along with Queen Nana planned to overtake Jamaica from the British, and make it a separate Black country. As a slave overseer, Tacky had the opportunity to use some of his skills and knowledge to draw up an effective plain to gain the freedom desired. Tacky and his group decided to wait until Easter Sunday to put their plan in motion ...


http://rewindingblack.com/tackys-rebellion-1760-slave-uprising-in-the-caribbean-jamaica/



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