"In 1975, Julian Fedon, a black planter of mixed French ancestry, led an uprising inspired by the French Revolution."

Rebellion of Salves
Public DomainRebellion of Salves

British control of Grenada was seriously challenged in this rebellion and the administration was sent into chaos. Julian Fedon (a Mulatto planter) led the island's slaves, and took control of Grenada freeing more slaves who then joined in fight. Fighting continued over the year and a half, when the British at last regained control of the island. Leaders of the rebellion were executed, however Fedon himself was never captured. British control was never challenged again, but tensions remained high until slavery was abolished in 1834.