A History of Slaves in America Ambre Lee Dubnoff Center
Slavery: An American History <ul><li>1539-The first black men in America were explorers, not slaves </li></ul>
Slavery: An American History <ul><li>1539-The first black men in America were explorers, not slaves </li></ul><ul><li>1619...
Slavery: An American History <ul><li>1539-The first black men in America were explorers, not slaves </li></ul><ul><li>1619...
Slavery: An American History <ul><li>Chattel Slavery-People are stripped of their culture=social death.  The system was de...
Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul>
Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical allusion...
Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical allusion...
Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical allusion...
Slave Narratives <ul><li>Often dismissed as propaganda </li></ul>
Slave Narratives <ul><li>Often dismissed as propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in literary circles in the US and GB </li...
Slave Narratives <ul><li>Often dismissed as propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in literary circles in the US and GB </li...
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An introduction to American slavery-preparing to read Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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  • Moral dilemma -Christians must set slaves free
  • Moral dilemma -Christians must set slaves free
  • Moral dilemma -Christians must set slaves free
  • Typically, an african american writer had to have a white male authenticate their work
  • Typically, an african american writer had to have a white male authenticate their work
  • Typically, an african american writer had to have a white male authenticate their work
  • Slavery in america

    1. 1. A History of Slaves in America Ambre Lee Dubnoff Center
    2. 2. Slavery: An American History <ul><li>1539-The first black men in America were explorers, not slaves </li></ul>
    3. 3. Slavery: An American History <ul><li>1539-The first black men in America were explorers, not slaves </li></ul><ul><li>1619-The first African Americans in Jamestown were laborers, not slaves </li></ul>
    4. 4. Slavery: An American History <ul><li>1539-The first black men in America were explorers, not slaves </li></ul><ul><li>1619-The first African Americans in Jamestown were laborers, not slaves </li></ul><ul><li>1700- The growth of plantations in the south = the main entry into slavery in North America </li></ul>
    5. 5. Slavery: An American History <ul><li>Chattel Slavery-People are stripped of their culture=social death. The system was designed to prevent a person from developing a personal identity. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul>
    7. 7. Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical allusions </li></ul>
    8. 8. Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical allusions </li></ul><ul><li>Written to appeal to white audiences </li></ul>
    9. 9. Slave Narratives <ul><li>Recount personal experiences of A.A. who escaped to the North </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical allusions </li></ul><ul><li>Written to appeal to white audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Recorded disparities of America’s ideal of freedom and the reality of racism </li></ul>
    10. 10. Slave Narratives <ul><li>Often dismissed as propaganda </li></ul>
    11. 11. Slave Narratives <ul><li>Often dismissed as propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in literary circles in the US and GB </li></ul>
    12. 12. Slave Narratives <ul><li>Often dismissed as propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in literary circles in the US and GB </li></ul><ul><li>After Civil War-many ex-slaves continued to write to ensure it never happened again. </li></ul>
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