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Slave Narrative The Portrait of Slavery
Between 1500 and 1800, about 15 million Africans were captured and shipped as slaves to the Western Hemisphere. Approximately 2 million died before reaching their destination.
Often pairs of adults were chained together at the ankles and wrists. The shackles were removed only when one of the pair became very sick or died.
Slaves were at constant risk of losing members of their family. An owner could sell “his property” at any time for profit, to pay debts or as a punishment.
Without the power to punish, bondage could not have existed. -Kenneth Stampp
The life of a slave was ruled by terror. Non-compliant and compliant slaves alike were whipped and brutalized on a frequent basis.
Because slaves were property, it was not uncommon for female slaves to be raped by their owners, members of the owner’s family or the owner’s friends.
Slaves who attempted escape were often maimed or killed.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. - Abraham Lincoln
Death is better than slavery. - Harriet Jacobs
Quotation Sensation Activity. What do I know about this person? Which words and phrases stand out in this quote to show this persons feelings? Why would.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
The African- American Slavery Narrative A brief introduction to American slavery and Harriet Jacobs’ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.
Beginnings of Slavery in the Americas. Warm-Up (IN Page 29 TOP) Write down everything you know about slavery or the slave trade. (Make sure to use COMPLETE.
Beginnings of Slavery in the Americas US History.
Field Slave Worked from sunrise to sunset, during the harvest, they worked 18 hour days Pregnant women worked until the baby was born Picked a minimum.
The South and Slavery AP CHAPTER 10. COTTON AND EXPANSION IN THE OLD SOUTHWEST The South was the ideal place to grow cotton Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin made.
Life as a Slave. Field Slaves Duties were to harvest the following: Tobacco Rice Sugar Cotton Buying slaves was cheaper than paying wages to workers.
Created By : Morgan Kaminski, Javonn Bynum, and Wolfi Vetter.
February 7, 1818 – February 20, 1895 Frederick Baily was born a slave in Maryland. His mother, Harriet Baily was a slave. His father was a white man that.
Born a slave in 1818 His mother was a slave in Maryland never saw is father His grandma had to look over 12 children the children were mostly his family.
© HarperCollins Publishers 2010 Chronology – sense of period How cruelly were slaves treated?
Dred Scott Decision (1857). Dred Scott Case Timeline 1799Dred Scott was born in Virginia His owner moved to Missouri then to Wisconsin, where.
North and South Grow Apart. Lesson 1: Way of Life in 1850 Southerners worked on farms (rural) Northerners worked in factories (urban)
Fighting for freedom By Brian Molina. The trip to America The plantation owners went to Africa to look for people to work for them. The plantation owners.
American Slavery. Triangle Trade Europeans traveled to Africa to capture slaves beginning in the 1500’s Europeans traded guns and goods for African slaves.
A person could become a slave for many reasons: Captured in war Could not pay debts Criminals Parents sold children into slavery Slaves held a variety.
Slavery in the New World. slave-trade?m= baf036&s=All&f=1&free=false.
Beginnings of Slavery in the Americas Chapter 2, Section 4 Bell Ringer: 1.Look at the illustrations on page 78. What can you infer about the conditions.
Rise of the Slave Trade I. Early Slavery in Africa 1. Who? 1. Who? a. Criminals a. Criminals b. People in debt b. People in debt c. Prisoners of War c.
Slavery ACS 11. Where did they come from? The main source of captives for the transatlantic trade was the West African coast The main source of captives.
Precious Cargo The Experiences of the African Immigrants.
Triangular Trade The demand for labor in the New World caused a ‘three-legged’ trading pattern –European goods, such as cloth and metal, especially firearms,
10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Vocabulary.
European (and American) slavery of Africans began in the 15 th century and continued until the 19 th century Direct result of Portuguese exploration.
Chapter 8. The western part of Africa where slaves were bought or captured and taken as slaves to the Americas.
Jeopardy Lesson 1 Lesson 2Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Random Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy.
Birth of a New Political Party: The Republicans. RANDOM LINCOLN FACT # 1 Lincoln was once quoted, "Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel.
Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass was born a slave on a plantation in Talbot County, Maryland in 1817/1818. His mother was a slave so he was a.
Resisting Slavery Chapter 1, Lesson 2. African American Resist Slavery When enslaved people resisted slavery, they were fighting for freedom. Slaves were.
Slaves were like property to the slave owners, and they worked without pay. They worked day and night and had to sleep in a small, one room cabin.
Slavery- is a form of forced labor in which people are considered to be the property of others. Slaves are held against their will from the time of.
Distribution of slaves 400,000 of 10 million in NA Most to West Indies and South America Rise of slavery in America Slavery too risky/expensive.
The Atlantic Slave Trade Chapter 20 Section 3. Key Terms Atlantic slave trade Triangular Trade Middle passage.
Abraham Lincoln Jefferson Davis Paraphrasing Presidents.
Slavery Introduction. Distribution of slaves 400,000 of 10 million in NA Most to West Indies and South America Rise of slavery in America
Objective: To examine slave family life and methods of resistance.
Ch 2 Sec 3 1. Life in Spanish America A.Divided into 2 sections 1)New Spain 2)Peru B. A Viceroy was put in charge of each area.
The Civil War The Civil War ( ) took more American lives than any other war in history. It so divided the people of the United States that in some.
Escape from slavery By Joel Reyes. Why did slaves escape? They escape because the slaves were not treaded right like the white They wanted there freedom.
Ch. 5, Sec. 4 The Beginnings of Slavery in the Americas.
The Crisis Deepens Take notes as the lecture is given. You will need to copy the titles and what is in red.
In your notebook create a chart and complete only the side that says: “What I know about Slavery in America”
Prior to the Age of Exploration, contact between cultures around the world mainly centered on trade. Prior to the Age of Exploration, contact between cultures.
Would you help a fugitive slave escape to freedom even though it was against the law to do so? Why or why not?
The Southern Colonies: Plantations & Slavery. ~The Plantation Economy~ Most large Plantations were built on the Tidewater The Southern Colonies soil and.
A series of laws in America at the time makes it increasingly difficult to escape slavery The Fugitive Slave Act.
LEWIS HAYDEN AND THE WAR AGAINST SLAVERY Written by: Joel Strangis Presentation: Tori E. O’Connell September 21, 2011.
Early Modern African Slave Trade During the Early Modern period, the growing demand for goods and availability for resources increased demand.
The Middle Passage Key Facts The Transatlantic Slave Trade.
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