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July 2 - July 2, 2007 9.8 million Africans were killed on...

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July 2, 2007 9.8 million Africans were killed on way to US 1/3 died in middle passage By 1800 Slavery will be defined as southern as well as southern economic structure Southern goals = gain power and slaves Average southerner owned few slave o 88% owned less that 15 o 4% of the southern owners owned 85% of the slaves in the south o percentage vs. power Was slavery mild or cruel? U.B. Phillips – American Negro Slavery 1918 o Life + Labor in the old South 1924 o Slavery wasn’t that bad Kenneth Stampp – the peculiar institution 1956 o Slavery really was that bad o During equal rights Where did they get their info? Phillips looked at plantation records Kenneth asked actual people Labor Phillips – why would you work a slave to death? o The plantation is better than factory Stampp – plantations would emancipate, similar to factory o Retirement is bull crap Punishment Phillips – why would you beat a slave if you needed them to work? In South Carolina laws were made to protect slaves
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course AMH 2097 taught by Professor Denisespivey during the Spring '07 term at FSU.

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