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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

The St. Kitts Slave Revolt of 1834

May 11th, 2015

Episode 769 of 947 episodes

Until the 1830s, the dominant industry on St. Kitts was sugar, and the majority of the people living there were enslaved Africans who kept that industry going. When the act that was supposed to free them fell short of doing so, the slaves rebelled.

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