Slavery: A Life Of A Slave

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Slavery was very common back in the day. Slaves were Africans they got from Africa. The slaves were apart of the slave trade. The white man brought the Africans here to hard labor that the white man didn’t want to do. We picked cotton for them, served food to them, cook for them & cleaned without no pay. Most slave owners weren’t good to their slaves either; they treated them like dogs or UN human. Imagine being a slave and outside in 100 degree heat, hands hurting from picking cotton bare hand. Then out of no where someone whips you with a long, thin, string on your back and you have no shirt on. That’s very painful and you can’t do anything about it but take more whippings if you try to rebel. That’s how these slaves were treated. The slaves
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