West African Country Vs Time Machine

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A slave is a human being that is used horrifically for another man’s labor. Slaves are treated like animals, but they should be treated like everyone else. The two articles, “West African Country…” and the “Time Machine…” have many differences; but yet they similar. The two articles have similar passages about slavery and slaves being auctioned off.
Slaves are used for unyielding labor and making sure everything is done the way their master has told them to do it. In the “Time Machine…” passage it states, (para. 4, L. 1-3) “Next, gentlemen, is a fine lot. Willy, aged 35, an expert boy, a good carpenter, brickmaker, driver. In fact, he can do anything and his wife, Betty, is 33, can wash, cook, wait on the table, and make herself generally
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The quote and paraphrase are similar because they both show what slaves had to do in order to please their masters. In the “West African Country…” it states, (para. 5, L. 3-4) “The kingdoms that captured and sold slaves still exist today as tribal groups.” Also in “Time Machine…” para. 2, line 9 it states, “$325—trois cents et vingt cinq. once! twice! ah! $350—trois cent et cinquante: going, gone, for 350 dollars. A great bargain, gentlemen.” These two quotes show that these two articles have events about people selling slaves, and how auctioneers felt about selling the slaves. These two articles took place in the 1800’s, in the article “West African Country…” it states, (para. 2, line. 1) “In the 1700s and 1800s, which is 200 to 300 years ago…” In the …show more content…
The year these two articles take place have a 146-year difference and as one can see that long ago, different years held different historical events. In the “West African Country…” passage, it states, “He arrived in West Africa in the late 1700s from Brazil, which was a Portuguese colony.” (Washington Post, para. 3, line. 1-2). As well as “Time Machine…”, it states, “...but now I have stood on the marble floor of the City Exchange this 24th day of January, 1846…” (Northrup, para. 1, line. 3) If one looks precisely through the two quotes, one can scrutinize that the two dates are far apart. In the “West African Country…” it shows readers that museums throughout the passage that museums hold important items from other countries around the world. In the passage, “West African Country…” it states, “A museum was dedicated to his family and a city square was named after him.” (Washington Post, para. 3, line. 4). The “Time Machine…” passage does not say anything corresponding to the “West African Country…” passage about museums holding important objects/items that mean so much to another country or to