slavery-1 - George Le Amistad Living life as an object is...

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George Le Amistad Living life as an object is not living at all. When considered an object, there is an absent degree of respect or understanding that one is living. As slaves, African Americans were treated as though they were objects instead of human-beings. Their inabilities to do what they desire and to set their own paths, is an imprisonment of their soul. America’s ability to finally realize the harsh and awful aspects of being a slave has only exhibited the idiotic demeanor humans are capable of. The movie, Amistad, reveals the intense conditions slaves experienced, which inevitably creates a reflection on how it is today. In 1839, a Spanish slave ship by the name of Amistad was found. This was the beginning of a passionate drama for the control and roots of the slaves. There were people who were born into slavery and some who weren’t. This was one of the factors of the argument for the control of these slaves. The language barrier was a difficult task to get over, but when they finally did, the stories and visuals touched the heart. The
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