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Theme Of Slavery In America

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Slavery lives on in America, yet it has evolved to work with today's society. Although the the writings are about two different types of slavery at two different times, they are still very similar. Experience and Power are central themes that are similar in both Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas and Slave Girl. However, there are opposing themes are Religion and Reasoning. What is Slavery, and why do we enslave? Slavery is used around the world for those in power to force people to do hard labor and work for them, whether it was on a plantation in America, a kingdom in Europe, or The pyramids in Africa. Slavery can be triggered by either race supremacy or pure social hierarchy. Some people bring religion into the picture as in NOTLOFD
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