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Lifestyle

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Gene Monahan

on 27 October 2016

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Transcript of Lifestyle

Plantation Owner
How Did Slavery Start?
Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North American colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to grow the crop tobacco.
How Were Plantation Owners Picked (started)?
Plantations started once tobacco was imported. Plantation Owners started once slaves were transferred and when they needed help growing crops.
How Were Slaves Treated?
Slaves were treated with disrespect and rudeness. They ate in slave homes and were not served food. They describe clothing as coarse and they did not have much coverage for winter.
How Were Plantation Owners Treated?
Plantation Owners were treated with respect and great power. They ate with the Governor and were served the finest. Their clothing was described as neat, soft, strong, and polished and were never left cold in the winter.
How Are They Similar?
Both plantation owners and slave, mostly settle home on a plantation. They both got "what they really need".
Punishment For Slaves!
When slaves "misbehave", they got a really BAD punishment.

This included...
whip
shackling
hanging
beating
burning
mutilation
branding
imprisonment
How Are They Different?
A slave and plantation owners are VERY different. Slaves were not wealthy while plantation owners were very wealthy. Slaves did not get as much clothing as planter/plantation owners. Slaves did not get much food either. While plantation owners did.
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Contrasting Diary Accounts
www.encyclopediavirginia.org/indentured_servants_in_colonial_virginia
Is Slavery Still Active?
Slavery is active in African nation of Mauritania. The slavery that is active, is probably not as bad as the slavery in the 18th century.Millions of Africans continue to live as slaves. The transatlantic slave-trade was officially abolished more than two centuries ago yet they continue.
Indentured Servants
Indentured servants had the same job as slaves. They were paid at the end of a short or long period of time. They got paid with land, money, food, and clothing.
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