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Background Image: Tyre, Rene. "Wig-Wags – Please Visit New Site at Http://www.wig-wags.com." WigWags Please Visit New Site at Httpwwwwigwagscom. N.p., 3 Dec. 2007. Web. 08 Mar. 2013. Video: "Origins of Slavery in America." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2013. Web. 08 Mar. 2013. Picture 1: "An Illustration Depicts Slaves Working in a Southern Cotton Field. After the Civil War the Most Important Issue to White Slaveholders Was That Many of Their Best Cotton Fields Lay in Disrepair and Their Cotton Field Labor Had Been Emancipated." An Illustration Depicts Slaves Working in a Southern Cotton Field. After the Civil War the Most Important Issue to White Slaveholders Was That Many of Their Best Cotton Fields Lay in Disrepair and Their Cotton Field Labor Had Been Emancipated. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2013.
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Narriatives: Elizabeth Keckley Started working as a slave at age 4. She was a slave her whole life, her master demanded her to have sexual interactions with her, she refused and was whipped. At 21 she was sold again and raped by her master. Francis Fredric He was 14 and befriended by his master's wife and became a house slave that got treated very well. He was in trouble so he ran away, was free for 9 weeks, then got caught and got whipped 107 times. Annie L. Burton Was a child to a house slave, but got whipped after running away. After the Civil War returned to her past masters house, however.
Southerner's Justify Slavery They argued that if the slaves were freed there would be chaos and unemployment everywhere. This would lead to uprisings. They also argued that slavery was normal and it had always been that way. The slave owners felt they were doing the blacks a favor by keeping them in slavery they thought they weren't capable of living on their own.
Slavery Today: There are about 27 million people trapped in slavery. They are forced to work without pay. They are tricked into it by traffickers promising a better life and job so they can support their family in a new country. Slavery is illegal everywhere. It is about 90 dollars for a slave today.
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Picture 2: "APUSH at LECJ." APUSH at LECJ. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2013. Narratives: "Annie L. Burton." Spartacus Educational. Spartacus Educational Publishers Ltd., n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2013. Southerner's Argument for Slavery: "27f. The Southern Argument for Slavery." The Southern Argument for Slavery [ushistory.org]. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Mar. 2013. Slavery Today: "Free the Slaves - About Slavery." Free the Slaves - About Slavery. Free the Slaves, 2013. Web. 09 Mar. 2013.
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