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Unformatted text preview: Jameel Ahmed November 23, 2010 Core 100 Section #. 5348 Group Discussion topics Topic 1 : Life under Slavery (pg. 5-6) Slaves generally received at least enough necessities to enable them to live and work. Their masters usually furnished them with an adequate diet, consisting mainly of cornmeal, slat pork, molasses, and on few specials occasions fresh meat or poultry. Many slaves cultivated gardens for their own use. They lived in crude cabins, called slave quarters, usually built next to masters house. The slaves were provided very less medical care from their masters. Slave women themselves as healers or midwives, or simply mothers were the most important source. Slaves had hard working conditions. Even the children of slaves had to the work but light tasks. Slave women sometimes had to sleep with their masters. A lot of the slaves became single parents specially women either due to separation from family or baring a masters child. The slaves had bad health conditions compared to southern whites. The slaves were beaten masters child....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2010 for the course ENGLISH 5348 taught by Professor Mike during the Fall '10 term at Staten Island.
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