Slaves: Life After The Civil War

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Slaves on these dreadful ships lose everything they once loved. Families were torn apart and never saw again. Freedom was more of a dream that would not have happened until years to come. Respect, respect wasn't even a word for Africans when captured. Slavers would have every slave chained together by their feet, hands, and necks. If a slave wouldn't stop crying, scream or moaning they would be muzzled like wild animals or house pets to keep them quiet. Slaves on these ships were treated as non humans, animals, and or property. They would be around 250-600 slaves stacked on top of one another, like spoons. There was no space, no room to move around nor room to adjust themselves. Slaves wouldn't more for days on end. On top of that they would
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