Black World Studies

Black World Studies - Black World Studies January 17, 2008...

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Black World Studies January 17, 2008 -land meant nothing if you didn’t have people to work the land - wealth was determined by how many workers you had -land was nothing without labor -english common law- no one who is baptized Christian could be enslaved -p.8 (shaping of black America) -class religion and nationality -no understanding of race and slavery -robbery within a robbery Jamestown blacks servants to the state -usually property of individual -p11 -stolen from africa - use of power to set in motion that the servants - spanish had a system form moving slaves from island to island -seasoned conditioned to the labor -spanish or portugese baptized their slaves -there is evidence that historians failed to include p14-16 -Negro meant from the African Continent -race wasn’t matter of biology construction -no social system at that time- race was not constructed at that time - the word white was not used -term negro was national not racial -p.18 servant relationship -p.20 -black and white servants were treated the same-servants and master only distinction -blacks and white servants both married.--> masters had to be asked for approval, usually didn’t care -blacks didn’t have power of organized group or nation -land not most important thing
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