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Slaves on a Southern Plantation (Daily Life)

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Each book focuses on the daily life and activities of people within a particular community and time period. By viewing history and contemporary life through people's everyday experiences, readers learn about such topics as education, food, clothing, religion, social status, and other relevant areas. For more than 150 years, starting before 1700, people from Africa and their descendants were forced to work as slaves on large plantations in the American South. They worked long days for no pay and without a say in their own lives. They endured cruel punishments, poor food, shabby clothes, and ramshackle housing. Plantation slaves suffered many hardships, yet they fought not only to survive but also to preserve their humanity. At this they were successful, working and developing skills, and creating loving families and homes.

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For more than 150 years, starting before 1700, people from Africa and their descendants were forced to work as slaves on large plantations in the American South. They worked long days for no pay and without a say in their own lives. They endured cruel punishments, poor food, shabby clothes, and ramshackle housing. Plantation slaves suffered many hardships, yet they fought not only to survive but also to preserve their humanity. At this they were successful, working and developing skills, and creating loving families and homes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780737718270
Author:
Levy, Debbie
Publisher:
KidHaven Press
Author:
Woog, Adam
Location:
San Diego Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
Plantation life
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
History
Subject:
Southern States Race relations.
Subject:
Southern States Social conditions.
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Series:
Daily Life
Series Volume:
no. 2002-16
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.34x6.64x.35 in. .53 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » History » United States » General
Children's » Nonfiction » African American Studies
Children's » Nonfiction » US History
Children's » Nonfiction » World Cultures
Children's » People and Cultures

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"Synopsis" by , For more than 150 years, starting before 1700, people from Africa and their descendants were forced to work as slaves on large plantations in the American South. They worked long days for no pay and without a say in their own lives. They endured cruel punishments, poor food, shabby clothes, and ramshackle housing. Plantation slaves suffered many hardships, yet they fought not only to survive but also to preserve their humanity. At this they were successful, working and developing skills, and creating loving families and homes.
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