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Unformatted text preview: goes to bed naked, sons come along, one of the sons [Ham] starts laughing, Noah cursed Ham, Hams son [canaan] received the curse that he would serve slavery [became black] Polygenecist argument: Christianity does explain racial difference with the flood and its aftermath story Eckiano: is a slave, but eventually gains freedom becomes a slave overseer, owner 1772: Britain limits rights of slave owners over slaves Abolitionist movement heated up 1807: British abolition of the slave trade [not slavery]-you can no longer transfer slaves across the border for the purpose of enslaving them 1808: American abolition Slave= slav [b/c became human property, not only blacks]...
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- Spring '08