Barbaric punishment for enslaved laborers with an urge to rebel

Engelbret Hesselberg interrogates the enslaved laborer Cudjo One day in the beginning of December 1759, an enslaved man by the name of Cudjo asked for some rifle bullets. Cudjo thereby revealed that the enslaved laborers were preparing a rebellion against the white masters at Christmastime. Cudjo was immediately arrested and interrogated by the Sheriff in … Continue reading Barbaric punishment for enslaved laborers with an urge to rebel