Was Slavery Cruel Or Oppressed

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Slavery was very cruel, and oppressed. 150 years ago Slavery ended and we are still suffering from the aftermath. Slavery was coursed labor relied upon intimidation, brutality and dehumanization, All slaves labored from sun up to sun down without almost any pay and treated as property. Family was a refuge for slaves dignity that masters thought to stifle. Slaves married out of their plantation. Single parent households were common since one of the parents were usually sold. Religion was a big part of a slave’s life. they were forbidden to read and write, masters wanted slaves to learn about the part of the bible 's about happiness, and the slaves usually learned about exodus and bondage.

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