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Unformatted text preview: After time was served, they could legally join the society Serve in the militia, vote, commit crimes, etc. just as their white counterparts o Color was not a big issue until about 1650 o South Carolina Began to depend on rice Blacks began to develop a race that combined the African and American culture (called Gullah) o Georgia At first, slavery was banned in order for the land to be a safe haven for poor whites 1751 government allowed slavery Slavery and its Association with the color black and inferiority o Europeans thought Africans were savage (just like the Native Americans) because they did not follow the European culture o Punished slaves by beating them (just like their indentured servants) o Mistreatment makes a person look inferior Slave ships: made slaves look dirty, naked, malnutritioned o Governors thought that there was something about blackness that made it justifiable for mistreatment...
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