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February 2, 2012 Tabula Rasa Latin term for blank/clean slate Those who were enslaved when arrived in America as culture blank slates Levine does not believe that the slaves arrived Tabula Rasa o The music that they practiced are from their cultures o Clear relationship between the content of religious song sang by the enslaved and the religious song sang by the whites School of thought was called The White Derivation School where the culture expression is being observed. The blacks get their culture expressions from the whites Profound violence in the slaved themselves- take a person from their society, hold them captive and then they experience what is called seasoning where society sets out to break your will. You turn out to be someone who is not even considered a person and no longer a part of your original cultural. Historians also say that they are not practicing their traditional languages Historians are looking for the things that are unchanged from west Africa to
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course HIST 275 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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