AHIS 4-3 - AHIS Slave Control Removal of privileges...

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4/3/08 Slave Control - Removal of privileges - Physical force o Whipping, usually public - Public humiliation - Threat of Sale o “sold south” biggest fear - Sexual intimidation - Slave Culture o Historians’ view of Before and Now o Religion Important Distinctive Based on privation, African culture, white religion Emphasized afterlife o Family life tenuous o Substandard housing o Diet relatively good o Oral learning tradition B’rer Rabbit Stories o Silent Sabotage Fiction that slaves were stupid o Pretending illness o Running away Temporarily Permanently more dangerous Underground railway Slave catchers o Only 1k/year successful o Rebellion: very few Nat Turner 1831 Results: Fear – VA considers emancipation 1832: fails Immigration - Impoverished Farmers from Ireland - Working many city jobs - 1842, nearly 100,000 Irish came in - White Christian English Speaking immigrants are discriminated against - Blacks of the 19 th century - More Irish in NYC than anywhere else in the world
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course AHIS 100 taught by Professor Wittern during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.

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AHIS 4-3 - AHIS Slave Control Removal of privileges...

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