Life As A Slave
Kimberly M., Jaquavion L.
What is Slavery?
Slavery is the condition of being owned by others who controlled what they do as in how they lived, worked, sleep. Being a slave gives your/the "master" the power to do anything to you and anything they want you to do. Slavery has existed throughout history for a long time to the time ancient Greeks, Romans, Incas and Aztecs had slaves. Most slaves populated in the Caribbean's, Dutch Guiana. Slaves were held in much larger units because of plantations which held 150 slaves or more.
Working As A Slave
Children And Infants
Harriet Tubman is perhaps best known for ushering slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad in the 1850s. But not everyone knows that the courageous Tubman, who escaped slavery in 1849, set up a vast espionage ring for the Union during the Civil War.
The presidency gave him the job of Commander-in-Chief of the Union Army in which he had the responsibility for making key decisions and appointing leaders. Halfway through the American Civil War, while fighting to end slavery, he issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 to declare that all slaves in the Confederate States would be free.
Ku Klux Klan
Their purpose for forming this group was mainly to show their disapproval of the Reconstruction. They targeted those who moved to the north because of Resconstruction, those that were white, from the south and joined the Republican Party, and the freed slaves from the south. They used very violent methods to get people’s attention and to get their point across.