“Slavery is a system under which people are treated as property to be bought and sold, and are forced to work . [ 1 ] Slaves can be held against their will from the time of their capture, purchase or birth, and deprived of the right to leave, to refuse to work, or to demand compensation . Historically, slavery was institutionally recognized by many societies; in more recent times slavery has been outlawed in most societies but continues through the practices of debt bondage , indentured servitude , serfdom , domestic servants kept in captivity, certain adoptions in which children are forced to work as slaves, child soldiers , and forced marriage . [ 2 ] There are more slaves in the early 21st century than at any previous time but opponents hope slavery can be eradicated within 30 years. [ 3 ]”
three basic personality types: Sambo, Nat, and Jack. Assumptions based on the hypothesis that blacks were either deviant or childlike supported the reigning ideology of the period and justified white “guardianship” of slaves. In reality, the assumed “dependency” of blacks, which helped justify and underpin southern economic imperatives, resulted from a mass of cultural misinterpretations by whites.
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I think this one is most close to the real slave.
They hard work when they are treated well, rather than always want rebel. This is more believable for me. Because those slave system are worked like that for years, they already got used of it.
And the slavery are not stupid, they will steal master’s food when they hunger, and they will run away when be poor treated.
The most unreal one for me is Sambo, the direction of him this book, it just like fiction, which I believed have many imagine in it.
The sham characteristics are those which are attributed to an individual from the point view of other people. They might, or might not, reflect themselves in his own conception about himself.
In a word, the Sambo stereotype is created to achieve some personal reason, it’s not quite ture.
This public stereotype only partially hid a multitude of private fears, which reached the proportion of mass hysteria at the mere mention of the world * “rebellion”. * And it made historian the relationship between the countless rumors of rebellions and the white man’s stereotype of the slave and the slave’s actual behavior. * * I am not agree with it. * Because that “if whites really believed that a majority…