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Unformatted text preview: artisans, and blacksmiths, while the greater part worked the fields. From looking at this image I trust the plantation owner unquestionably a male was most likely part of the upper class inside the top southern class, and owned a plantation system with much needed work and fertile soil. He was almost certainly of great wealth to have had such a great investment in slavery and to own so many slaves. Besides having great wealth the plantation owner may have held power within the labor system and within society. When you add it all together the investments in the slaves was inadequate in contrast to the revenue gained from the work the slaves performed....
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