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racism

prejudice based on race

discrimination

unequal treatment based on a persons race, gender, or religion

segregation

social separation of people especially based on race

oppression

the feeling of being held back by sever and unfair force

Descirbe what life was like for free blacks in the North.

They were free but still discriminated against by their race, unequal treatment, and low paying jobs

What invention caused the spread of slavery and cotton? Who invented it?

Cotton gin made by Eli Whitney

Why did non-slave owners support slavery?

Without it there would be an economy down fall

How did owners control their slaves?

Whipping, beating, branding, and other forms of torture

Most slaves feared what the most?

Being sold away from their family

What percent of slaves worked in the fields? What were the conditions?

75% Worked in fields all day then had to do more chores after done working, barley any time to eat

If a passage is writen by a historian it is an example of what kind of person?

Secondary source

If a passage is writen by someone that experienced what is being writen about it is an example of what kind of person?

Primary source

What are 4 ways slaves resisted slavery?

acted sick, dumb, or insane, broke tools, sloppy work, and stole food

What were 3 ways that slaves did to cope with their lives?

went to church, danced, and sang

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