11.03 Slave Owners
Background: In 1912 Herman Clarence Nixon, an author, educator, and sociologist, sent a questionnaire
to former slave owners soliciting information about slavery in Alabama. You will read one of those
answers, take notes, and then compare the viewpoints of slaves and slave owners.
1.Read the questionnaire responses linked on the Task page.
2.Complete the questions in the chart by taking notes as you read. These notes can be informal, but
make certain they are comprehensive.
3.After completing the chart, answer this question:
Assess the description of slavery and slave life as portrayed by the slave in the previous task and the slave
owner in this task. Analyze and explain the differences between the viewpoints of slaves and slave
1. When and where was this
2. What clothing was provided
for the slaves?