Different Types Of SlavesDifferent Types Of Slaves
bonded labour This is when the worker agrees to provide labour in exchange for a loan, but quicklydevelops into bondage as the employer adds more and more work and time to the deal.
slavery by descentDescent slavery is passed down throughgenerations of African Americans who arealready slaves, they are born into slavery.
plantation The slaves are forced to work on forest, farm or estate, where crops are grown; trees, cotton,coffee, tobacco, sugar cane, sisal, some oil seeds and rubber trees.
urban slaves Urban slaves mainly worked around the home, had better clothes and better food. They were given more free time and were not always shackled. They were generally treated with more respect than field slaves.
mine slavesThese types of slaves mainly worked in themines, they often got abused by the moredominant workers. They got tied up, whippingsand water torture for not collecting enoughcoal.
This is a quick video which explains a bit about slavery and the different types of slaves.
They were not necessarily chosen forstrength but were survivors of conflict. They were sold by their own people. They were physically stronger and tougher than most other races. How were they chosen? The Europeans needed labourers who were used to tropical conditions to do manual labour in their colonies.Slaves which were chosen to work inthe house were considered to be of ahigher status than the field slaves.
Why are lighter and darker black treaded differently?The blackest slaves usually had the hardest Even in todays society black people withjobs, and the lighter skinned slaves were lighter skin are often more popular andkept as house servants or trained in a treated better than black people withskilled job. Lighter slaves were generally darker skin, for example...treated better. Beyonce is more popular than Kelly Rowland as she has lighter skin and hair, therefore she resembles a white person more. This is linked back to when lighter skinned slaves who were mixed race lived in houses and were more higher class than field slaves. v.s
After the slaves were freed they still were murdered, raped, and their houses burned to the ground. They were treated as property instead of people.The slaves were whipped, beaten andflogged as a punishment for doing theirwork wrong, sometimes they even killed. How were they treated?They were treated as lower class, therefore lived in hutsmade of logs, wore ripped, poor quality clothing and hadnot clean, messy hair.
Start of European slave trading in Africa William Pitt introduces a Bill to Sir John Hawkins abolish the slave trade, which fails. becomes England’s first Bill for the Abolition is passed in the slave trader House of Commons but rejected in the Quakers ban slave trading House of Lords amongst their followers 1441 1562 1760 1788 1805 1502 1730 1770’s 1794-1804 1862 Granville Sharpe collects evidence showing slavery to be incompatible with English law In the US, slavery Britain becomes the supposedly ended biggest slave trading country -United States abolishes foreign slave TradeFirst enslaved Africans -France abolishes slavery in French colonies
Slavery has not ended yet, although most the countries in the world do not recognise ‘ownership’ of other people Some slavery still goes on today... Slavery such as human trafficking, bonded labour(such as in sweat shops or massage parlours where they are forced to work off the cost of their transportation), child soldiers.