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Write 3 page essay on the topic Compare and contrast two slave narratives from two different states.
This was cognizant to the fact that the slave’s slavery was largely examined in economic terms.
Virginia is one of the States that was found in the southern part of America. Largely, the Southern States were more preoccupied with the cotton production than the Northern part. In the first half of the 1600s, Africans had already started occupying Virginia.2 This was, whether they were enslaved or not. At the same time, Europeans were also thronging Virginia because of its vast land that would help in Agricultural production. The demand of cotton in Europe increasingly became high and the needs for extra production became a necessity. The labor that was offered by the Native Americans became unsustainable. This was mostly because European diseases affected the native America and most of them died. Landlords were therefore left with no option but to turn the African as slaves.
The enslaved individuals in Virginia plantations were made to drain swamps, burned stubble, raked fields and broke grounds as a preparation for the plantation. They were also forced to drain, hoe, flood, dry and weed the fields in many occasions before the crops could be ready for harvesting.
Introduction of new crops made individuals land owners richer and richer. This also affected their acquisition of slave. They owned more and more slaves and further expanded their farming from rice to cotton and even to the growing of tobacco. The planters became cruel and tyrannical to the slaves and in most cases they forced their will on the slaves to do things they wanted done.
In Virginia, particular in the farms of the rich planters, Slaves were toiled in groups of 20 to 25 and a supervision of one person as an overseer. At the peak of the seasons of harvest, work for slaves increased and they could even be forced to work for more than 15 hours in a day. The overseers could whip the slaves whenever they felt like they were not doing what