Presented by:
Chandana shrestha
Kritika Manandhar
Samriddhi Shakya
Yalisha Shrestha
Sangita Tiwari
TABLE OF Content
 About the narrator
 Slavery
 Summary
 Social condition
 Economic condition
 Interpretation
About the narrator
 James curry was born in 1815 in Person
Country, North Carolina
 Son of slave and a domestic servant
...
SLavery
 Deprived of personal
freedom and compelled to
work
 Slaves could not participate
in wage earning trade labor
 ...
Summary
 The narrator was a domestic
servant
 His relation with master’s
children
 Desire to learn and to read
 Brutal...
Social CONDITION
 Four classes of colonial society:
The Gentry, The yeomanry, The
indentured servants, and The
Negroes
 ...
Economic condition
 Slaves were forced to do
complex farm work with low
or even no wages
 All the profits were
accumulat...
INTERPRETATION
 Portrays bitter reality of
slavery system of 19th century
in US
 Shares his experience being a
slave
 F...
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Speech of january 1840

  1. 1. Presented by: Chandana shrestha Kritika Manandhar Samriddhi Shakya Yalisha Shrestha Sangita Tiwari
  2. 2. TABLE OF Content  About the narrator  Slavery  Summary  Social condition  Economic condition  Interpretation
  3. 3. About the narrator  James curry was born in 1815 in Person Country, North Carolina  Son of slave and a domestic servant  As an adult he worked as a hatter and in the fields  Fled the plantation in 1839, on which they had been enslaved
  4. 4. SLavery  Deprived of personal freedom and compelled to work  Slaves could not participate in wage earning trade labor  Denied the right to own property  Resulting dependence on his or her master for basic needs
  5. 5. Summary  The narrator was a domestic servant  His relation with master’s children  Desire to learn and to read  Brutal death of a negro 9 year old girl  Inhuman master and his daughter  After 16, worked in the field
  6. 6. Social CONDITION  Four classes of colonial society: The Gentry, The yeomanry, The indentured servants, and The Negroes  Highest social group was the educated large landholders, professional men  Second highest were the small farmers who work the land with their own hands  The next class were the indentured white servants  At the bottom stood the negro as a result of the color of their skin
  7. 7. Economic condition  Slaves were forced to do complex farm work with low or even no wages  All the profits were accumulated by the white ones  Widen the gap between negroes and the white ones  Condition of negroes kept degrading while the white ones developed
  8. 8. INTERPRETATION  Portrays bitter reality of slavery system of 19th century in US  Shares his experience being a slave  Focuses on the brutality of the masters and slave holders  Difficulties faced by the slaves  Differentiates between a common man and slaved  Contrary to the revealed will of God

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