The Unfair Treatment Of Slavery

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In this essay I am going to discuss the statement “slaves were treated fairly by the white owners and slave traders” I will also argue the case that they were treated un-fairly. My first case is that they were treated unfairly. Treatment on the middle passage was very unfair because the slave traders packed the slaves tightly and they would have been staked like property on the ships it was common for people to suffocate and die Babies would have been passed to the top to prevent suffocation, if the slaves didn’t die from suffocation or ill treatment they would commit suicide. Ships carried anything from 250 to 600 slaves. They were generally very overcrowded. In many ships they were packed like spoons, with no room even to turn, although
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