no consequence for the master relatable to modern day stand your ground Late

No consequence for the master relatable to modern day

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no consequence for the master (relatable to modern day “stand your ground”) Late 17th century (1685) there were four times as many Africans as European on the island of Barbados and white masters understood the power in number Marronage (escaping) was the characteristic feature of Barbadian slave society as it was of slave societies throughout the Americas Society based of capitalism which is undermined by Africa struggles Fitch requested that there be no women or children to be taken or people that were sick ot had a “defect” Phillis Wheatley was taken in this “batch” and was sick as well Selling disabled slaves: keep them close shaved and put oil at the skin and make them look slick
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They would continue to be sold off until they were killed or mentally/ spiritually that they would be Some would be covered with melted lead in order to cover up any markings Domestics slaves had it just as bad if not worse than field slaves because they were separated from families in the fields, giving up their cultures, likely to he raped/ beaten; their struggles were more psychological Olaudah Equiano; from Nigeria, Igbo Windmills were used in Barbados to grind the stock (?? century) 19th century Steam mills were used to grind the stick 16the century New Spain (Central America) has more enslaved Africans than any other colony 1829 it was fully abolished in Mexico Slaves were used in silver mines, domestics, sugar plantations, textile factories, and skilled trades on cattle ranches Slaves established their own networks (spouses) in Mexico City People of mixed origin in Spanish colonial society: “castas” Painting show a nuclear family (Catholicism) Castas System: the different ways that mixed children are established Lobo: Negro and an Indigenous person 8/20/18 In British colonies in the 1620s there is a large tobacco boom by 1622 1830s is the removal of Native Americans North East was most popular for ship building Salem, Providence, Newburyport 18th century is when sugar plantations needed more Africans The French produced the most sugar (Haitian Revolution) More than the British colonies combined Short life-span of people working the plantation 7 years in Brazil (40% of the 16th century and 19th century went to Brazil) Older slaves were seen as prized by other slaves because of their epistemology and memory 40% of slave children passes before they were 10 years old Mid 18th century there is a peak in slave trade White, poor, convicts became indentured servants 28 for women, 31 for men 10,000 plants a year (tobacco worms would be force fed to slaves if they were found on the plant) Slaves learned how to take care of tobacco by Native Americans Virginia, North/ South Carolina, Maryland In rice production there are the swelling of legs, malaria, mosquitos Middle colonies: Delaware (Dutch owned), New Jersey (colonial laws), Pennsylvania South Carolina is still predominantly black New Jersey blacks could not have weapons or assemble Pennsylvania: 1693 gatherings of African Americans
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