He says that there can be no high civilization without enslavement
of the masses, either nominal or real.
He argued that if one slave re- fused to be corrected, and escaped with his life, the other slaves would soon copy the example; the re- sult of which would be, the freedom of the slaves, and the enslavement
of the whites.
I have long since ceased to cherish any spirit of bitterness against the Southern white people on account of the enslavement
of my race.
Second, the enslavement
of Blacks by the Seminoles is one of the major contentions of the Seminoles as to why the freedmen should not be included as full members of the cultural group and thus be entitled to the benefits (e.
Rather, it is the institution of enslavement
that excludes these activities when defining Black womanhood.
Walker read a considerable number of narratives of the enslaved and consulted primary sources and documents as well to have an objective picture of enslavement
Families now gather and observe the holiday by reciting the story of enslavement
and their miraculous freedom, from a book called the Hagaddah.
In a similarly expansive discussion, Beaulieu reads Corregidora and Kindred as explorations of how twentieth-century black women successfully deal with a legacy of enslavement
in order to reach a new identity empowered by knowledge.
Epidemics, wars, and enslavement
reduced their numbers from 67,000 in 1700 to 22,000 in 1750, but immigration from other tribes, notably the Wichitas in the Red River region, the end of the Chickasaw-Choctaw wars, and growing immunities raised the total to 32,200 in 1775.
Based on the actual enslavement
of blacks carried on by a Tennessee bounty hunter early in the 20th century, the play is set in 1911 in a Pittsburgh boarding house.
When investigations seek origins, they must quickly confront slavery and the meanings of enslavement
in American history.
Clare Midgley's own chapter examines British anti-slavery discourses, and the use in early feminist tracts of 1790 to 1870 of three discursive reference points: black chattel slavery in Britain's West Indian colonies and North America, the slave-status of women in societies labelled 'savage', and the enslavement
of women in the harem under 'Oriental despotism'.