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Life Of A Slave

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How does this source help you understand the life of a slave? Explain using information gathered throughout our study of this chapter, as well as textual evidence from this source.How does this source help you understand the life of a slave? Explain using information gathered throughout our study of this chapter, as well as textual evidence from this source. Goal: 4-5 Paragraphs
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The passage is indeed very sad and is heartbreaking that this mother, Eliza, is begging this man to buy all of her children together but he can not afford it. Eliza begs and pleads and promises she will be the most faithful slave that ever lived. Sadly he cannot afford it and she burst into tear for the loss of her son and all the attempts to silence her from Freeman could not silence a mother who is losing a child of hers. “Then Eliza ran to him, embraced him passionately, kissed him again and again, and told him to re-member her all the while her tears falling in the boy's face like rain. ‘Don't cry, mama. I will be a good boy. Don't cry,’ said Randall, looking back, as they passed out of the door. It was a mournful scene indeed. I would
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No, because it would never happen. Slaves were a lot of money back then. Say a slave was $1,120 in today's money that would equate to, $30,090.37, a brand new car. So slaves were not cheap and not treated fair at the auctions themselves. They were brought into the back room to be examined to see how many scars they had, how healthy they were, or how strong they were for childbearing, (Documentary). It just seems that slave buyers were rich and the slaves were poor which made them “weak” but they have to be strong to do labor. This shows the life of a slave of having to be strong but very weak at the same time and how they turned into property as soon as they got a
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