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Racial Issues and Slavery in Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

(Dukes 24). Some have said that the meeting, and the book, had influenced Lincoln in his making his Gettysburg address (24). Indee...

Argument in Favor of Nineteenth Century Southern Slavery

Master provided a slaves entire living, giving him food, shelter, and in effect, his life, then the slave owed his entire life to ...

Beloved by Toni Morrison

this 5 page paper summarizes the main issues Toni Morrison discusses in her award-winning novel Beloved. In particular, the writer...

Literary and Cinematic Portrayal of Slavery

In seven pages this paper considers how slavery has been portrayed in cinema, stories, and books. Eleven sources are cited in the...

Sugar Production in Colonial Cuba and its Effects on Slavery and Business

This paper presents an overview of sugar production in Cuba during the country's colonial era. The author notes the various impac...

An Analysis of The Peculiar Institution

This 5 page paper analyzes the book by Kenneth M. Stampp. The author focuses on the institution of slavery as it existed in the ...

U.S. Constitution's Thirteenth Amendment

In six pages this paper examines the amendment that abolished slavery in a background and case history. Five sources are cited in...

Violence and Frederick Douglass's Narrative

In six pages this paper examines how the Narrative depicts violence as being sexually and slavery gendered. There are no other so...

Violence in the Narrative of Frederick Douglass

he had no real knowledge of his actual age ? "Having never seen any authentic record containing it" (Douglass, 2001). According to...

3 Passages from The Color of Water, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and A Raisin in the Sun

Three passages from these works are contrasted and compared in terms of how they thematically depict women, family, racism, and sl...

Slavery Commentary on Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

In seven pages the novel's slavery commentary is examined. There are five other sources cited in the bibliography....

Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain and Its Racial Implications

In seven pages this paper examines the crimes of slavery and racial discrimination within the context of this novel by Mark Twain....

Slavery According to Octavia E. Butler's Kindred and Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

In one of the most significant slave narratives ever written, Jacobs -- born a slave to mulatto parents in 1813 North Carolina -- ...

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Slave System Logic Logic

In five pages this paper examines the construction of a logical system within the context of slavery as described in Frederick Dou...

Slave Resistance to Enslavement in To Be a Slave by Julius Lester

In six pages this report examines this 1968 text that examines slavery from the perspectives of the slaves and their various modes...

Slavery Reflected in the Works of Henrik Ibsen, Frederick Douglass, and Jonathan Swift

In six pages this research paper discusses how slavery manifests itself in one form or another in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Trav...

Slavery and the U.S. Civil War

would have been changed forever. Still, Davis was a leader in his own right. He was the only president of the Confederate States o...

West Africa History

In eleven pages Islam and slavery are among the issues discussed in this West Africa historical consideration that focuses upon th...

Georgia Slaver

This paper discusses the Georgia colony and the factors that led to it being the last colony to adopt the practice of slavery in e...

Toni Morrison's Beloved Breathes Life into History

In 4 pages this paper examines the portrayal of slavery in Morrison's novel and the enduring psychological damage that resulted. ...

Amistad Incident and Freedom

In six pages an individual's rights and the concept of freedom are examined in a discussion of slavery and the Amistad incident. ...

Slavery Aspects

In five pages such issues that are relevant to slavery such as 1950's Fugitive Slave Act, the Fourteenth Amendment, abolitionism, ...

US Slavery History

time. Because of the need for manual laborers, the slave trade flourished in the south at that time. It was certainly not due to...

Virginia, Cuba, and the Practice of Slavery

In fifteen pages this paper contrasts and compares how slavery was practiced in these two areas with slave treatment by each count...

Long Island Slavery

In 8 pages this paper discusses Long Island slavery and the adverse impact of changes from Dutch to English leadership. Six sourc...

Concepts of Sexuality, Ethnicity, Race and Gender Altered by Slavery

In five pages this paper examines how these social perspectives are altered by slavery in a consideration of Harriet Ann Jacobs' I...

Slavery Throughout History

In five pages Olaudah Equiano's autobiography is the primary focus of this brief slavery historical overview. Five sources are ci...

Kenneth M. Stampp's The Peculiar Institution

In five pages this paper discusses the author's acknowledgment of the profit motive associated with slavery. One source is cited ...

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs and Family Ties

In five pages this paper considers the impact of slavery upon family ties. Three sources are cited in the bibliography....

'Interior Life' of Slaves and Toni Morrison

As the development of bound labor in the American south moved from the indentured servitude system of the colonial era to the grow...