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Journal #1 Eunice Perry ETH/125 February 20, 2011 Scott Bell
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Journal #1 The past few years have been very difficult for me and my family. This is the story of my family, up until now. It has been passed down from my great grandmother and all the way to me. In 1619, a group called the Dutch took a group of about 20 of our villagers, including my great grandmother, my mother, and my father. This story has been told to me so many times, yet I will never understand how, in good conscious, a group of people can just rip another group of people from their home. For that matter who gave them the authority to do so. We ended up in an English colony in Jamestown, Virginia and as the days, weeks and months passed, I learned their reason for us being there was more heinous than I could have ever imagined. My family was ripped from our home in Africa in order to be slaves to someone else. Meaning that we do all the work and endure all of the suffering for no compensation whatsoever, we work against our will. According to my grandmother, at first there were just the 20 slaves, but I guess that the
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course ETH 125 125 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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