The Middle Passage and Slavery in America
Terms in this set (15)
A condition in which individuals are owned by others, who control where they live and how they work.
A human being who is made to be a slave.
Take away human qualities
An enslaved person who is owned forever and whose children and children's children are automatically enslaved.
People that move into a new area/settlement.
People who signed a contract by which they agreed to work for a certain number of years in exchange for transportation, food, clothing, and shelter.
A voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies.
a public sale in which slaves were sold to the highest bidders.
A person who owns or manages a plantation.
A large area of farmland planted with particular crops.
Dungeons or castles used to hold slaves prior to shipment.
Belief that one race is superior to another
Unequal treatment based on a person's race, gender, religion, place of birth, or other characteristic.
Separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differences
The feeling of being weighed down or held back by severe and unfair force.