Slavery And The Black Slavery

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FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM CHAPTERS 4, 5 and 6 Slave Societies in this chapter includes people with similar characteristics who lived together in a well or less organized community. Slave societies in eighteenth -century were common in North America in New England, the Mid-Atlantic and the Lower Mississippi Valley. The black slavery experience was not unique, that is not the same in these areas, was influenced by local conditions, nation of the colonizers, composition of men and women, statistical characteristics of a population, such as age and income, places where black people came from, nature of the slave market in the Atlantic World or methods of production of economic activities. The majority of slaves who came from Africa were more…show more content…
The Negros who respected their master were allowed to perform a traditional public festival to elect their black kings and governor. Onesimus advised Cotton Mather of New England to vaccinate Africans by force, this medical practice ended up in intense quarrels. New York County in the North, one of the Mid Atlantic Colonies had the largest number of slaves. It was common for traditional Dutch Pentecostal to perform a celebration by dancing, drums and banjos; they mixed with Africans and Creole. Grain production in the eighteenth century increased as more slave laborers were purchased by non-elite white people. It was in Pennsylvania where slavery was debated because it was regarded as an immoral act, slaves were freed by their masters and started to educate black children in schools. The Chesapeake Region particularly in Virginia began to buy imports of women slaves to allow natural growth of slaves, but many died in the first year, In The Lower South, Eastern Seaboard, African slaves increased in number and taught their masters the importance of rice as an export product, more slaves worked in big plantations were the source productive labor taught for production of rice as an export. South Carolina Lowcountry, had more traditional independence of slaves and their small number of whites on big plantations, black societies began to live in the rural while others lived in urban areas characterized by a lot of a mixed race, sexual behavior
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