christiana rebellion

September 12, 2014

Moment in Maryland Black History: The Christiana Rebellion

September 11, 2014 - Segment 2 - Learn about a little-known but significant piece of American history, which began on September 11, 1851: The Christiana Rebellion. The rebellion led to the first major conspiracy trial in U.S. history, where both black and white men were put on trial for defying the Fugitive Slave Act.