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Unformatted text preview: blackness] • slave systems attempt to create social death-no family, no history, no past West Indies Lobby • agents  • merchants • planters [absentee] • members of parliament [Stephen Foller- about 50/556 people] o not only had impact on public policy, but also public opinon o clear from 1760’s on that the reasons why their slave labor was justified was b/c these ppl were black Jamaica: 300,000 slaves, 20,000 whites, 36,000 colored “slavery is the salvation of these people” 4-stages of living in 18 th c • hunting gathering • domestication of animals • domestication of plants [agriculture] • commerce/trade David Hume [pg 185-186] • notes most conquests originated in the north • never was a civilized nation of any other complexion than white • now it reads: negroes naturally inferior to the whites...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2009 for the course BL ST 5 taught by Professor Robinsoncj during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08