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Slave Live Stereotypes and Actual Realities

In five pages this paper considers the misconceptions associated with slavery as opposed to the actual slave life reality. Five s...

Slavery and Freedom

In nine pages this paper examines slavery within the context of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and a 'free' mill ...

Workforce and New World Slavery

In five pages this research essay discusses slave labor and the economic reasons behind slavery in the new world. There is the in...

Slavery Abolition Debates

In eight pages debates during the nineteenth century regarding abolishing slavery are examined in the debates and writings of Walk...

Slavery and Religion in Society

In eight pages this paper examines how religion and slavery were able to socially coexist. Six sources are cited in the bibliogra...

New England and Slavery

In five pages this paper examines Black Yankees by Piersen in a discussion of New England and the impact of slavery as well as the...

Racism and Slavery

In five pages this paper examines the connection between racism and slavery in a consideration of 2 articles in which summaries ar...

Colonial America and Slavery

The decision rested on the assumption that non-whites were enslaveable while Europeans were not. Most historians agree that color...

Bahia, the Caribbean, and Ethnic Slave Rebellions

In seven pages colonial slavery in the regions of Bahia and the Caribbean is examined in a discussionof 2 journal articles that di...

Asia's Continuing Quest for Justice for the Comfort Women

Recent news has focused attention on the abduction into sexual slavery of great numbers of women from various Asian countries duri...

Japanese Organized Crime Syndicates, the Yakuza

hatamoto-yakko cannot truly be seen as the forebears of that yakuza. Instead, the yakuza see the machi-yokko ("Servants of the tow...

Pip Characterization in Moby Dick by Herman Melville

In eight pages this paper presents a character analysis of Pip and his racial significance especially given the practice of slaver...

A Feminist Perspective on Beloved by Toni Morrison

This 5 page paper examines Toni Morrison's novel Beloved from a feminist perspective. The writer analyzes Beloved herself, who app...

An Analysis of Oroonoko by Aphra Behn

The story's romantic aspects and how the effects of slavery are minimized by this emphasis are discussed in a paper that consists ...

Opening the Mind's Door in Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

In six pages this research paper presents the argument that in Heart of Darkness, Conrad sought to open reader's minds to the impe...

The Republican Party and Abraham Lincoln

In five pages the Republican Party influence on Lincoln's decisions particularly as they pertained to slavery is discussed. There...

Pre Civil War America

This paper examines pre Civil War America in an overview of increasing regional tensions, politics, slavery, and the gold rush in ...

US Founding Fathers' Hypocrisy Regarding Slavery

by convention. Although he agreed with the ignorant scientific view of his time, and suspected that blacks were inferior to whites...

Political Divisiveness and the U.S. Civil War

sector, and increase in the population of immigrants in urban regions, and a focus on immigrant workers as a low-wage based staple...

A Review of The Peculiar Institution

many planters, and at least somewhat profitable for many others, a reality not truly experienced in any other institution at the t...

The Unforgotten African Slave Trade

difficult to estimate how many Africans they took across the Indian Ocean as slaves. However, it is very likely that the number w...

A Review of The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

This 6 page paper summarizes this groundbreaking work by one of the first influential black men in the U.S. This paper suggests t...

Slavery Theme in Dawn by Octavia Butler

power structures and organization are often present in her writing. In fact, it would be more accurate to describe her writing as ...

The Slavery Journey of Africans in America

In this paper consisting of five pages a book review of Charles Johnson and Patricia Smith's Africans in America America's Journe...

South Africa, Brazil, the U.S., and Slavery

questions loom large. In the United States for examples, things have changed immensely since the days of slavery. At the same time...

Historical Perspectives on New England Slavery

farmer or artisan, the master and the mistress shared it, and when it was finished, the white and the black, like the feudal chief...

Past Slavery Patterns

only tolerated and accepted, but also embraced as part of daily life (Anonymous, 2001). In most early societies, slavery seems to...

Slavery and Human Progress by David Brion Davis

Davis clearly outlines the many ways in which slavery was a truly ancient institution in which the "Arabs and their Muslim allies ...

Critical Measures Undertaken by US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson

"The Senate concurred with this decision and voted ratification on Oct. 20, 1803. The Spanish, who had never given up physical po...

Slave Descendants and Reparations

Whatever happened in the past is past, but that is not the truth. If one looks at demographics, they will find that the descendant...