Chapter Summary: The View From The Bottom Rail

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After reading “The View From the Bottom Rail,” explore the CD-ROM on that chapter. Write one or two paragraphs about any insight, discoveries, or items of interest in relation to the topic of slavery. In addition, write another paragraph about the methodological challenges of doing interviews and the things one must keep in mind when reading history that includes interviews. Provide feedback to at least two classmates’ responses. I found it interesting that analogy that there are a top and bottom rails of society. The top rails of society are the ones found writing or developing the history to their perceptions. Middle and upper class society members are the top rail. Those without an education were at the bottom. Bottom rail inhabitants
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