Slavery Dbq Questions And Answers

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Slavery denied basic human rights for people. People need basic rights. But slaves did not have them. For example, parents had no control over their kids future (Doc. 1). The master could sell the kid and the parents could not do a thing about it as slaves (Doc. 1). Also children were sold as young as twelve or fourteen which caused families being separated and torn apart (Doc. 1). In addition the slaves living conditions were terrible (Doc.3). They lived in wood houses with dirt floors and their houses were also not well made(Doc.3). They had cracks that rain, snow, and wind went through making living conditions miserable (Doc.3). According to Frederick Douglass “The law gives the master absolute power over the slave. He may work him, flog

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