History: Slavery

Mindmap on slavery

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  • Created by: shevdem
  • Created on: 14-05-14 20:10
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  • Slavery; ended in 1807
    • What a Slave had
      • No freedom
      • No money
      • No choice
    • Life on a Slave Ship
      • Conditions below deck
        • Floor; covered in mucus and blood.
        • Hot, and foul air.
      • Food
        • Horse Beans
        • Boiled yams
        • Rice
        • Small quantities
      • Treatment by captors
        • In irons
        • Hands and feet tied together - difficult to move
      • Disease
        • High mortality rates
        • Small pox
        • Eye infections
        • Stomach disorders
        • Dehydration
        • Body sores
    • Type of Slaves
      • Field Slave
        • Hours
          • 4am-12am 20 hours
        • Days off
          • Half a day on Saturday. Full day on Sunday
        • Main tasks
          • Grow sugar canes
        • Food
          • Dry cornmeal bread
        • How they are treated
          • Get beaten
        • Sleep
          • Corn bedding
        • Hardest part
          • Working long hours
          • The harsh conditions
        • Benefits
          • None,
      • House Slave
        • Hours
          • 4am - 12am 20 hours
        • Days off
          • None
        • Main tasks
          • Collecting cows for feeding and milking.
          • Cleaning and Cooking
        • Food
          • Left over food
        • How they are treated
          • Little respect
        • Sleep
          • Little padded bed
        • Hardest Past
          • Having to put up with little respect and care
        • Benefits
          • Working in a safe place
    • Dangers of the middle passage
      • Disease
      • Starvation
      • Being thrown over board
      • Getting beaten
      • Ship could sink
    • Ways a slave felt less human
      • Forced to do stuff
      • Wipped
      • Tied up
      • Taken away from family
    • Types of Plantation
      • Cotton
      • Sugar
      • Tobacco
    • William Wilberforce & Granville Sharp
      • Both against slavery
      • Both tried to rebel/protest against slavery
      • Sharp was taken to court and he won his case
      • Sharp fought and won many more cases for black people

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