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  • "An early Trinidadian slave revolt, on Christmas 1805, was blamed on slave societies, called convois, organized 'for the purpose of dancing and innocent amusement.'

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  • For some days the principal thoroughfares were ominously lined with military convois.

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  • For some days the principal thoroughfares were ominously lined with military _convois_.

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  • 10-4, Triniducky, it's a convois.

    March 16, 2009

  • "An early Trinidadian slave revolt, on Christmas 1805, was blamed on slave societies, called convois, organized 'for the purpose of dancing and innocent amusement.' In Cuba, similar groups known as cabildos, which were responsible for organizing carnival processions, hatched uprisings in 1812 and 1835."

    —Barbara Ehrenreich, Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2006), 168

    March 16, 2009