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Unformatted text preview: a status of mother regardless of the status of father. Mother had no right to their children. Rape became a weawpon of terrorism. Captured Africans were brought against their will. Originally indentured servants, but court decision transformed them into slave. Women often did same work as men. Working all day, unlike white women. Resisted slavery and tried to escape, often more men than women....
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- Winter '10