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Unformatted text preview: often belong to neighborhood white owners. Black families always had to deal with separation because of slave trade. 2. Slaves depend on their owners completely. They depend on them for shelter, for food and protection. Thats why even though white owners mistreat them (as written in Solomon Northup on Work in the Cotton Fields) slaves didnt dare to fight back. And because owners know that slaves depend on them, they continuously ask for more and more from slaves, even more than slaves could do. This is the paternalism in the owner-slave relationship....
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- Spring '09