a) In corresponding with Thomas Jefferson, he argued that persons of African ancestry had the same abilities and should enjoy the same rights as whites.
b) He toured the state arguing that masters had a Christian duty to emancipate their slaves.
c) As a slave, he planned a slave uprising in 1800 and was hanged.
d) As a prominent planter in the Tidewater region, he led successful efforts in the legislature to block emancipation.
Originally posted 2010-05-15 11:15:18.