Value Of Slave Children

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Slave children were taught their value by how they were treated. Taken as children from their mothers so they cannot form an attachment. Young children are lucky to have a shirt as clothing and fight to get scraps of food since the stronger children over take them as they are feed like pigs. As young children they hold very little value since they don’t have the strength to work the fields. We tend to believe our value by how we are treated. In this case on the plantation Douglass was treated as an animal. Douglass learned from his slaveholder Mr. Auld that education would lead to a slave having no value to his holder. He then realized the power of education and sought to seek it. It was this instance that he realized the education
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