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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treatment_of_slaves_in_the_United_States

The treatment of slaves in the United States varied by time and place, but was generally brutal and degrading. Whipping and sexual abuse, including rape, were ...

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Treatment was generally characterized by brutality, degradation, and inhumanity. Whippings, executions, and rapes were commonplace, and slaves were ...

www.ushistory.org/us/27b.asp

Sometimes the slaves would drive the overseer off the plantation in desperation. When slaves complained that they were being unfairly treated, slaveholders ...

www.quora.com/How-were-slaves-treated-on-cotton-plantations

Oscar winner 12 Years a Slave pretty much accurately depicts life on a cotton plantation in the mid 19th century. The answer is probably "much worse than you can ...

mises.org/library/brutality-slavery

Jan 28, 2013 ... In 1683 there were 12,000 indentured servants in Virginia and only 3,000 .... How the Negro slaves were treated may be gauged by the diary of ...

news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_6340000/newsid_6342400/6342489.stm

Feb 16, 2007 ... It was a very hard life as a slave and very difficult to imagine now. Whole families would be taken from their homes in Africa against their will ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2956.html

African Americans were enslaved on small farms, large plantations, in cities and towns, ... Illnesses were generally not treated adequately, and slaves were often  ...

www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/5602

Slaves were generally allowed a day off on Sunday, and on infrequent holidays ... Slaves had no way to legally protest their masters' harsh treatment and abuse.

spartacus-educational.com/USASpunishments.htm

James Ramsay, a doctor working for several sugar plantations in St Kitts, was shocked by the way the slaves were treated by the overseers. Ramsay later ...

www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/experience/living/history.html

To a degree, the material conditions of slave life were predetermined by the status of the slave. During the early colonial period, slaves and indentured servants ...