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American Slavery As It IsTestimony of a Thousand Witnesses$
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Theodore Dwight Weld

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780807869574

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807869581_weld

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Privations of the Slaves.

Privations of the Slaves.

(p.69) Privations of the Slaves.
American Slavery As It Is

Theodore Dwight Weld

University of North Carolina Press

This part of the book describes the conditions of slavery. It starts by talking about the food the slaves were given. It states that the slaveholders did not furnish their slaves with sufficient food and inflicted on them the pains of hunger. Evidence is provided regarding insufficient quantity and quality of food. Secondly, the text talks about the amount of labor slaves were expected to provide. Next, the text looks at clothing provisions.

Keywords:   slavery, food, hunger, labor, clothing, conditions

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